Police gherao 2 Ctg ‘militant dens’
Police on Monday gheraoed two houses, believed to be militant hideouts, at Colonel Haat under Akbar Shah Police Station in Chittagong city.
Nazmul Ahsan, CMP (West zone)additional deputy commissioner, said, "Being confirmed about the presence of militants, police cordoned off a house on Road-1 and another on Kattoli Ishan Mohajan Road in Colonel area."
They are preparing to conduct a drive in these two houses, he added.
A team of police, including a bomb disposal unit, and Special Weapon and Tactic Team (SWAT) members, are in the area since 4:15pm.
Earlier, on March 16, five people including couple and their child were killed in a suicidal blast and police firing during a drive at a house in Premtala Chowdhurypara area of Sitakunda.