Ref: People from ethnic groups were allegedly locked in a gunfight at Vadvedi of Rangamati on Monday, leaving at least one dead.
Local people said the clash took place between pro-Chittagong Hill Tracts Peace Treaty Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samiti (PCJSS) and anti-treaty United People’s Democratic Front (UPDF).
PCJSS and UPDF, however, denied their involvement in the clash.
District Superintendent of Police Masud-ul-Hasan told reporters that army personnel deployed there had arrested five people and recovered a rifle after the gunfight.
He could not say anything else immediately.