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Militants were believed to launch a new attack in the city


Militants who were killed in Kalyanpur police rair were brought together to launch new attack in the capital. Some of them were also members of suicide squad of a militant outfit, said investigators.
They were also hunting a militant who managed to escape before the law enforcers conducted a massive raid named ‘Storm -26’ led by Dhaka Metropolitan Police.Before escaping from the militant den, the absconding militant brought a bag packed with sophisticate arms and ammunition which included AK-22 rifle.
There were also huge number of grenades in the bag, said the investigators.
Law enforcing agencies revealed some vital information from two computer pen drives which they seized from the Kalyanpur militant den.
Several pictures of the militants who were killed in the operation , were also found in the computer pen drives. However, the militants destroyed their most of the electronic devices.
Police officials are suspecting that these pictures were took before the storm-26 operation begun.
These pictures might have sent to Tamim Chowdhury , who is suspected as the top leader of one fiction of JMB.
After carrying out their planned militant attack, these pictures would be sent to Amaq News Agency , mouth spice of Islamic State by Tamim.
Investigators also found some audio clips in the two pen drives.
When the militants came to know that they are going to be killed by the law enforcers, they wore black panjabis, which is similar to the dress of IS militants.
They also recorded statements addressing their family members and the Muslim world in a Jihadi style.
In the audio statement, the militants asked their families to seek forgiveness of Allah and come to the path of Islam.
One militant even termed his own family members apostate as they supported democracy.
Meanwhile , law enforcers are hunting some new militants including three female by sending their pictures, passport numbers and permanent address.
Md Ridwanul Islam Tuhin, Abdur Rahman Masud, Dr Md Arafat Al Aza alias Abu Khalid al Bangalee, Saimon Hasib Monaj, Saima Akter Mukta, Rabeya Akter Tumpa and Ridita Rahila, were among them.


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