Dhaka: A 48-year-old Hindu priest in Bangladesh was yesterday stabbed and critically injured by unidentified assailants, a day after another priest from the minority community was brutally hacked to death.

Bhabasindhu Roy of Sri Sri Radha Gobinda Temple in Satkhira district was attacked inside the temple compound as he slept. Seven to eight stormed the priest’s house, attacked him with weapons and escaped.