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Shaktiman Chakma murder suspect killed in Rangamati 'gunfight'

Published : Friday, 23 August, 2019 at 3:46 PM  Count : 181
By Saikh Imtiaj

Shaktiman Chakma murder suspect killed in Rangamati 'gunfight'

Shaktiman Chakma murder suspect killed in Rangamati 'gunfight'

A terrorist was killed in a gunfight with the army personnel in Baghaichhari upazila of Rangamati on Friday.

Deceased Sumon Chakma alias Lucky's Baba was a top terror of the United People's Democratic Front (UUPDF),  police said, adding he was a suspect of Rangamati's Naniarchar upazila chairman Shaktiman Chakma murder case.

M Shafiullah, Acting Superintendent of Rangamati Police, said terrorists opened fire on a pick-up, carrying an army patrol team, in Uju Bazar area around 10:45am.

In retaliation, the army personnel also fired back. A bullet hit Sumon, leaving him dead on the spot.

Army personnel have strengthened vigilance in the area and started a drive to catch the terrorists.

LY



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