'Top terrorist' killed in Kushtia gunfight

‘Top terrorist’ killed in Kushtia gunfight


Dhaka – A suspected top terrorist was killed in a gunfight with police in Pipulbaria-Baliadanga field in Daulatpur upazila early Tuesday.The deceased was identified as Teny, 27, son of Alam Mandal, a resident of Chatardara village in Aria union of the upazila and accused in several cases including murder.Shah Dara Than, officer-in-charge of Daulatpur Police Station, said that on secret information, a team of police led by sub-inspector Rahim conducted a drive in the area around 03:45 am.Sensing the presence of law enforcers, members of the terrorist gang opened fire on police, prompting them to retaliate, triggering a gunfight.Later, police rescued bullet-hit Teny from the spot.He was rushed to Daulatpur hospital where doctors declared him dead. Police recovered one foreign-made pistol, a magazine and two rounds of bullets from the spot.Three police members were also injured in the incident.UNB news agency


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