An elderly man was killed and two people sustained injuries in a clash between two groups of villagers over occupying a water body in Derai upazila on Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Majnu Miah, 60, son of late Alam Ulalh of Tetoiya village in the upazila.
Mostafa Kamal, officer-in-charge of Dirai Police Station, said there is a longstanding dispute between Dunel of Kulanj village and UP member Abdul Ali of Tetoiya village over grabbing Tangni water body.
As a sequel of the dispute, residents of two villages locked into a clash around 11:40am.
A chase and counter-chase took place during the melee