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Buffalo attack leaves one dead, four injured in Ctg

Special Correspondent Districts 2024-06-14, 12:08am


Buffalo attack leaves one dead, four injured in Ctg

Chattogram, June 13 - A man was killed, and four others were injured in an attack by a buffalo bought for sacrifice at Rajanagar of Chattogram’s Rangunia upazila on Thursday.

The deceased was identified as Mohsin, a resident of the area where the incident occurred.

The injured are identified as Helal Uddin (55), Kamrul Islam (50), Mojaher (50), and Ezahar Mia (45).

Local Union Parishad member Muhammad Sekander said that Mohsin died when the buffalo attacked him from behind on his way to Ranirhat market. Later, around 2:00 pm, the buffalo attacked four more people.

The injured sustained serious injuries. Among them, Helal Uddin's condition is critical, and he is currently undergoing treatment at Chittagon Medical College Hospital. The others have been treated at the Rangunia Upazila Health Complex.

Engineer Shamsul Alam Talukdar, the chairman of Rajanagar Union Parishad, said that the buffalo was bought for sacrifice by Ahmed Sayed Talukdar, the chairman of South Rajanagar Union Parishad. On Wednesday afternoon, the buffalo escaped. Despite searches throughout the night, it could not be found. In the morning, the buffalo attacked people on the roadside. Later in the afternoon, the buffalo was captured and restrained.-UNB