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Dhaka gunfight leaves youth killed

In the second  gunfight  inside Dhaka for two days in a row, a youth was killed in a “shootout” with detectives in Khilgaon early today, reports news agency.  Police primarily identified the victim as Jony, 30.

Detectives of Ramna zone cracked down on Jorapukur field area of Tilpapara upon a tip-off in Khilgaon around 3:15am, said Alauddin, a sub-inspector of Khilgaon Police Station.

“A shootout took place in the area. We received information and recovered the bullet-ridden body of Jony. He succumbed after being rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.”

Alauddin, who was along with the police force that took the victim to the hospital, said the body had multiple bullet wounds on the chest.

Yesterday, a ward-level Jamaat-e-Islami leader from Narail municipality, Imrul Qayes, was killed in a similar “gunfight” with detectives in Dhaka’s Motijheel area.

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