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3 more killed in 'gunfights'

Published : Friday, 8 June, 2018 at 11:03 AM Count : 391

Three more suspected drug dealers were killed in separate gun battle incidents with law enforcers in Thakurgaon, Rangpur and Dinajpur districts early Friday amid the ongoing anti-narcotics drive.

In Thakurgaon, a drug peddler was killed in a gun-battle with police in Bhadresswari Bandar village check-post area of Ranisankail upazila around 1:30am.  

Deceased Shamim Hossain, 42, was a resident of Bhabanandapur village in the upazila, said Ranisankail Police Station officer in-charge Md Abdul Mannan. 

In Rangpur, alleged drug dealer Abu Musa Biskalai, 27, was killed in a shootout with law enforcers at Kukurul Amertal intersection of the city around 3:30am.

Biskalai was the son of Abdul Kuddus, a resident of Hanumantala slum in the city, said Kotwali Police Station officer in-charge Babul Mia.

In Dinajpur, police recovered the bullet-hit body of a man from Kharipara area of Sadar upazila.

The identity of the deceased could not be known yet, said Kotwali Police Station officer in-charge Redwanur Rahim.

Police claimed that the man was killed in a gunfight between two groups of drug dealers, the OC added. 



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