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Three killed in ‘gunfights’ in 3 dists

WT24 Desk Two alleged drug traders and a suspected pirate were killed in separate gunfights in Natore, Gazipur and Barguna districts early Tuesday, UNB reports. In Natore, suspected drug trader Meher Ali, an accused in 14 cases including drug and ...

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Man killed in Rajbari ‘gunfight’

WT24 Desk A suspected robber was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police in Ongkurpur area of Baliakandi, Rajbari early Monday says UNB. The deceased is Badu Sheikh, 40, resident of Gobinadapur village and an accused in seven robbery cases. Hasina ...

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IS head in Afghanistan killed, claims govt

WT24 Desk The head of Islamic State in Afghanistan, Abu Saad Erhabi, was killed in a strike on the group’s hideouts in Nangarhar province on Saturday night, authorities said on Sunday, Reuters reports. Ten other members of the militant group ...

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Man killed in alleged gunfight

WT24 Desk A suspected leader of a gang of robbers was killed in a reported gunfight with police in Pattashi village of Indurkani, Pirojpur early Sunday, says UNB. The deceased is Jakir Hossain, 54, leader of an inter-district robbery gang ...

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