A Torun League leader was killed and a Jubo League leader was injured in a bomb attack in Palbari area of Jessore town on Sunday night.
The deceased was Sheikh Monirul Islam, 35, organising secretary of district Torun League and son of Fazlur Rahman of Police Lines Talikhona area. The injured was Sontosh Ghosh, 38, a local Jubo League leader.
A K M Azmal Huda, officer-in-charge of Kotwali police station, said that a gang of assailants hurled a bomb at Manirul and Sontosh while they were standing in the area around 11:45pm, leaving the victims critically injured.
Monirul died on the way to Jessore General Hospital.
The motive behind the attack was not known yet, said the OC, adding that the police were conducting a drive to arrest the attackers.
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