Comilla : A suspected terrorist was killed in a ‘crossfire’ with Detective Branch (DB) of police at Palpara Bridge area in Sadar upazila early Thursday.
The dead was identified as Azad Khan, 23, an associate of listed terrorist Jira Sumon. He was the son of Shamsher Khan in the district town.
Acting on secret information that a gang of terrorists were taking preparation to conduct subversive act, a DB police team raided Palpara Bridge area at about 2:30am.
Sensing the law enforcers’ presence, the terrorists opened fire on them. In retaliation, police also fired back triggering a gun battle that left Azad injured.
Azad died on way to Comilla Medical College Hospital.
Meanwhile, police recovered a revolver and two bullets from the possession of Azad.