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3 more killed in 'gunfights'

3 more killed in 'gunfights'

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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