2 suspected criminals killed in Khulna 'shootout'
Two suspected criminals were killed in a 'gunfight' with law enforcers in Khulna city on Monday morning.
The deceased were identified as Al Mahmud, 25, and Babu alias Guddu Babu, 35.
On secret information that a gang of criminals was planning to carry out sabotage, a team of police conducted a drive beside 'Probhati Railway Government Primary School' around 5am, said Maria Sultana, additional deputy commissioner of Khulna Metropolitan Police.
Sensing presence of the team, the criminals fired gunshots. The police personnel also fired back that triggered a gunfight, leaving two dead on the spot.
Meanwhile, Police recovered a pipe gun, three bullets and four machetes were recovered from the scene.