Two employees of a food manufacturing company were chopped to death and another young man suffered injuries in an attack by miscreants in Sylhet city on Friday.
The deceased were identified as Raju, 19, son of Harunur Rashid of Hajiganj of Chandpur, and Tabuk Miah, 20, of Shariatpur while the injured is Russell of Baldi area of Dakkhin Surman upazila of Sylhet district.
Raju and Tabuk were employees of Banoful & Co Ltd. Witnesses said a gang of miscreants swooped on Russell in front of the Banoful factory in Khadimnagar BSCIC area in the city around 7:15pm.
The attackers also chopped Raju and Tabuk as they came in the rescue of Russell, leaving the two food-manufacturing company employees dead on the spot and Russell injured.
Contacted, officer-in-charge of Shahparan Police Station Nizam Uddin Chowdhury said a police team went to the spot, according to UNB.