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3 killed in shootout between two pirate groups

Published : Friday, 30 September, 2022 at 12:03 PM  Count : 593
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3 killed in shootout between two pirate groups

3 killed in shootout between two pirate groups

Police recovered three bodies in the incident of firing between two groups of pirates at Hatiya upazila in Noakhali district.

The deceased was Md Kabir, 36, Saharaz, 37, and Nabir Uddin alias Noor Nabi, 36. They were known as the members of Fokar (Fakrul) group.

The bodies were sent to Noakhali Sadar Hospital morgue on Friday morning for an autopsy, said Hatiya Police Station officer-in-charge Md Amir Hossain.

He said, "Among the bodies, two were found in Char Ghasia and another in Cumilla. One more person was detained following five. Legal steps in this regard are under process."

Earlier, two groups of pirates locked in a gunfight at Char Ghasia on Thursday morning over establishing supremacy in the area, local sources said.

On information, members of Bangladesh Coast Guard detained five people along with firearms from Ramgati upazila of Feni district.


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