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Satkhira Jamaat man hurt in gunfight with cops


An activist of Jamaat-e-Islami was injured in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Ghonatala in Debhata upazila early Saturday.The victim was identified as Nurul Amin, 45, an activist of Debhata unit Jamaat-e-Islami and son of Akbar Ali Gazi of Garanbaria village.Tipped off that some activists of Jamaat-Shibir men were gathering in Ghonatala area for carrying out subversive activities, a team of police conducted a drive in the area around 2.00am, said Kamal Hossain, sub-inspector of Debhata Police Station.Sensing the presence of police, the Jamaat-Shibir men hurled bombs at them, prompting the law enforcers to take action, triggering a gunfight.
At one stage, Nurul Amin sustained bullet injuries during the gunfight.Later police rescued him and rushed him to sadar hospital while his associates escaped the scene.Police also recovered a sharp weapon and two iron rods from the spot.Nurul Amin was wanted in separate cases filed with Debhata Police Station, said police. -UNB, Satkhira


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