A Bangladesh Chhatra League leader accidentally shot self in the foot forgetting that his gun was loaded.
The injured, Meshkat Hossain, is assistant training affairs secretary of the student body backed by the ruling Awami League and is a philosophy student of the Dhaka University.
Witnesses said that Meshkat, a resident student of Master Da Surja Sen Hall of the university, was gossiping with his friends at the hall gate. Suddenly he pulled the trigger of his gun forgetting that it was loaded. The gun fired and a bullet struck his right foot.
He was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
Hall provost Maksud Kamal said that he heard about the incident and a house tutor was sent to the hospital to know the incident in detail.
He further said that action would be taken after investigation.
Chhatra League president and secretary could not be reached over phone despite several attempts for their comments.
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