Another Hindu priest attacked in Bangladesh

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Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Assailants attacked a Hindu priest leaving him severely injured in Bangladesh’s Satkhira district on Saturday, a day after the killing of a Hindu priest in Jhenidah district and a Buddhist man in Bandarban.

Bhabasindhu Bor, priest of local Sree Sree Radha Govinda temple in Brahmarajpur village of Satkhira Sadar Upazila, is undergoing treatment at Satkhira Sadar Hospital in critical condition, the Daily Star quoted a police official as saying.

At 3.30 a.m, seven to eight assailants knocked at the door of the priest’s house. When the victim opened the door thinking it was the night guard, they stormed into the house and attacked him with sharp weapons.

Hearing the screams of the victim and his family members, neighbours rushed there.

The attackers managed to escape, police said, quoting Samitra Bor, wife of the victim.

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