A child was killed and his father injured as a local criminal shot them in Noakhali’s Hatia municipality.
The deceased has been identified as Nirab, 10, a class-five-student at a local madrassa.
According to locals, a criminal named Md Zinnur fired shots wildly when the victims were shot at Miar Bazar around 7:30pm on Sunday night.
The child was rushed to Hatia Upazila Health Complex but as his condition was deteriorating, doctor referred him to Noakhali General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries around midnight.
“Zinnur is a local criminal and he had previous enmity with Miraz,” said Hatia Police Station Officer-in-Charge Kamruzzaman Sikder.