A young housewife was killed and her husband badly injured when the couple allegedly attacked each other with sharp weapons over a family feud in Phulbari upazila of the district on Tuesday.
The deceased, Shahanaz Parvin, 18, daughter of Shahidul Sardar of Boigram village in Parbatipur upazila, was married to Saju Mia, 22, son of Azizul Islam of Krishnapur village in Phulbari upazila, about four months ago.
Police quoted victim's family members as saying that the duo engaged in an altercation over some family issues on Tuesday night.
At one stage of quarrel, they both picked up sharp weapons and stabbed each other indiscriminately, leaving both critically injured.
Hearing screams, neighbours and family members rescued them and admitted them to Phulbari Upazila Health Complex, where Shahanaz succumbed to her injuries about an hour of her admission.
Deceased's husband Saju is still undergoing treatment, OC of Phulbari Police Station Sheikh Nasim Habib said, adding that they were investigating the matter.