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3 militants killed in Nakhalpara raid

Published : Friday, 12 January, 2018 at 10:56 AM Count : 325

Three militants were killed and two members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) were injured during a raid at militant hideout at West Nakhalpara in the city on Friday.


Mufti Mahmud Khan, Director (Legal and media wing) of Rab said tipped off that a gang of militants were staying on the fourth floor of a six-storey building at West Nakhalpara, a Rab team cordoned off the building around 2 am.


"At one stage, the militants opened fire and hurled a grenade around 5:30 am targeting the Rab personnel," said Mufti adding that the Rab men also fired back in retaliation.


Further details of the incident were still awaited, UNB reports.


A bomb disposal unit of the RAB is working on the spot where some IEDs (improvised explosive devices) have been found.




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