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2 ‘robbers’ killed in Comilla ‘gunfight’

23 Dec, 2017 10:09:00

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Two suspected robbers were killed in a reported gunfight with police at Zafarganj union in Debidwar upazila early Saturday.

Tipped off that a gang of bandits was preparing to commit robberies, police conducted a drive in an area adjacent to Zafarganj Bazar around 4am, said Mohammad Shah Abid Hossain, superintendent of Comilla Police.

However, sensing the presence of the police team, the bandits swooped on them, forcing the law enforcers to retaliate that triggered the gunfight, leaving two dead on the spot.

The SP claimed that five of their members were also injured.