Couple hacked dead inside home in Ctg

A couple was killed and their son injured in a terror attack carried out by a group of miscreants at Rangunia upazila in Chattogram district on Monday night.The incident took place at around 10pm in Sayedurkhil village under Sarafbhata union of the upazila.The deceased were identified as Amir Hossain, 65, and her wife Julekha Begum, both residents of the village.Meanwhile, the injured, Jasim Uddin, 35, is undergoing treatment at Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH).A local Union Parishad (UP) member Abdul Monaf said a group of armed miscreants suddenly attacked in their house and hacked them mercilessly. When their son rushed there to save his parents, the miscreants hacked him also, leaving three members of the family critically injured.They were taken to Rangunia Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor referred them to Chattogram Medical College Hospital. Later, the elderly couple succumbed to their injuries on Tuesday morning while undergoing treatment, he said.According locals, there had been a longstanding dispute between the injured Jasim and one Tofayel Ahmed over previous enmity following a murder incident.”Tofayel also led some terrorist groups in the area who might have carried out the attack on the couple,” they said.South Rangunia Police Station sub-inspector said police are investigating the matter to identify the miscreants and legal action would be taken in this regard.

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