Teen killed in mindless youth violence

A ninth grader was killed while three others were injured in a clash between two rival youth groups in the city’s Mohammadpur area on Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as Mohshin, 16.

Md Abdul Alim, inspector (investigation) of Mohammadpur Police Station, said two groups — senior and junior — engaged in a clash in front of the Pioneer College around 7:30pm.

At one stage, Mohshin got stabbed by his opponents.

He was taken to the Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries around 10pm, said Abdul Alim, adding a total of three people were injured in the clash.