Two killed in 'gunfight' with cops in Jhenidah

Two killed in ‘gunfight’ with cops in Jhenidah


Dhaka – Two suspected ‘criminals’ were killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Tentulbaria in sadar upazila of Jhenidah district early Friday, Unb news agency reported.Azbahar Ali Sheikh, additional superintendent of police, Jhenaidah, said a gang of criminals were taking preparation to commit crime on Tentulbaria-Naldanga road around 2:30 am.
When a patrol team of police went there, the criminals hurled 4/5 crude bombs and fired shots targeting them, forcing the law enforcers to retaliate, triggering a gunfight.
At one stage, two gang members were caught in the line of fire and died on the spot while their other associates managed to flee.
Later, after the gunfight that lasted for 20 minutes, police recovered the bodies.
Three policemen, including a sub-inspector, were also injured in the incident.
Police also recovered two rounds of bullet, five bombs and six sharp weapons from the spot.
The bodies were taken to Sadar Hospital morgue.


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