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2 robber suspects killed in 'gunfight'

Published : Thursday, 20 February, 2020 at 11:38 AM  Count : 205

2 robber suspects killed in 'gunfight'

2 robber suspects killed in 'gunfight'

Two suspected robbers were killed in a reported gunfight with policemen in Nawabganj upazila of Dinajpur early Thursday.

The deceased were identified as Rafiqul Islam, 28, and Wajed Ali, 30, of Gaibandha.

Four police members are also injured during the gun-battle.

The law enforcers detained Rafiqul and Wajed on Tuesday, said Nawabganj Police Station OC Ashok Kumar Chowhan.

Based on information from them, a team of police conducted a drive in Magura village at early hours.

The cohorts of the detained robbers started firing on the team just after they reached the scene. In retaliation, the police also fired back in self-defence.

After the gun-battle, the law enforcers recovered the bodies of Rafiqul and Wajed from the spot and sent those to Dinajpur M Abdur Rahim Medical College Hospital morgue.


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