2 robbers killed in gunfight in Sundarban

2 robbers killed in gunfight in Sundarban

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Action Battalion (RAB-8) in Nandabala Khal area of the East Sundarban under Chandpai Range here this morning.
The deceased were identified as Alamgir, 35, second in command of forest robber gang Maijhya Bahini of the area and member of the gang Ripon, 30.On secret information that forest robber gang ‘Maijhya Bahini’ was staying in the area, a team of the elite force conducted a drive there at about 5.20 am, said Deputy Commander of RAB-8 Major Adnan Kabir.Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, Maijhya’s cohorts opened fire on them. The RAB personnel also returned the fire leading to a gunfight which continued for some time. Two of them were caught in the line of fire and died on the spot.
The RAB also recovered 13 firearms and 100 rounds of bullet from the spot.A case was filed in this connection. -BSS, Bagerhat

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