Jhenidah: A 'dacoit' was killed during a gunfight with police in Kaliganj upazila early Saturday.
Kaliganj Thana OC Anwar Hossain said, a team of law enforcers went to Mallikpur road around 3am when a gang of dacoit were taking preparation to commit robbery.
Sensing the presence of the team, the gang opened fire at police. In retaliation, police also fired back that triggered a gunfight.
"One of the dacoits was caught in the line of fire," OC said.
He was rushed to Upazila Health Complex where on-duty doctors declared him dead.
The body was sent to Sadar Hospital morgue.