Two young men allegedly stabbed each other to death at Choudash Kalabagan in Kushtia town on Sunday over a trifling matter.
The deceased were identified as Shamim Islam, 23, and Sohan, 21, of the area.
Shamim and Sohan locked into an altercation while Sohan with some friends was setting fire to firewood behind the house of Shamim around 12:00pm without any permission, said Obaidur Rahman, officer-in-charge (Operation) of Kushtia Model Police Station quoting locals.
At one stage, Sohan with his friends stabbed Shamim with a sharp weapon. Shamim later stabbed his attacker Sohan with the same weapon, said the locals.
Later, the two critically injured were taken to Kushtia General Hospital where attending doctors pronounced them dead.
The OC also said that it is not clear to them who stabbed whom.
Immediate after the incident, police recovered the bodies and now interrogating family members of the victims.
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