A farmer was killed in an attack by rivals over a land dispute at Koilati village under the district’s Barhatta upazila on Thursday morning.
The deceased was identified as Shahid Mia (60).
Seven people were also injured in the incident. Seriously injured Juhara Khatun (50), wife of Shahid Mia, Jahirul Islam (25), Abdur Rashid (30) and Saidul Mia (32) have been admitted to Barhatta Upazila Health Complex.
According to sources, Shahid Mia locked into an altercation with his rivals-Chhandu Mia alias Chandon and his brother Kasem Mia. At one stage, they attacked Shahid Mia at around 7.00am, leaving him dead on the spot.
Police have sent the body to hospital for autopsy.