Rangamati, 4 May, Abnews: Four people were shot dead and seven others received bullet in an attack by some miscreants at Betchari in Naniarchar upazila on Friday.
They came under the gun attack while going to the funeral programme of slain Naniarchar upazila chairman Shaktiman Chakma.
The deceased were identified as Tapan Jyoti Chakma, convener of UPDF-Democratic Party, the other four are Sujan Chakma, Pranab Chakma, Satu Chakma and the driver of their microbus Mohammad Sajib.
Md Alamgir Kabir, superintendent of Rangamati police, said a group of unknown miscreants attacked them around 11am while they were going to the funeral programme at Kukur Mara and opened fire on them, leaving four dead on the spot and seven injured with bullets.
It may be mentioned here that, Advocate Shaktiman Chakma (55), also a leader of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (MN Larma faction), and chairman of Naniarchar upazila was shot dead by unidentified miscreants in front of the upazila parishad complex on Thursday.