Desk : Two alleged terrorists were killed in a ‘gunfight’ between his cohorts and members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Jamtoil in Kamarkanda upazila of Sirajganj early Thursday.
The deceased were identified as Sanowar Hosain and Lutfar, UNB reports.
Additional deputy inspector general of police Sahabuddin, commanding officer of RAB-12, said on a tip-off that a gang of terrorists, including Sanowar Hosain and Lutfar, was staying in the area, a team of the elite force launched a drive there at about 3:00am.
Sensing the presence of the RAB team, the duo and their cohorts opened fire at them, prompting the elite force to retaliate with gunfight.
Sanowar Hosain and Lutfar were caught in the line of fire and died on the spot while their other associates managed to flee the scene.
Later, the elite force recovered the bodies.
RAB members also recovered one foreign-made pistol, one pipe gun, two deadly weapons and eight rounds of bullet from the spot.
Sanowar was accused in eight cases, including for murder, robbery and arms, the commander added.
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