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4 militants, including SPOs, killed in south Kashmir’s Pulwama

Officials said they found three assault rifles from the site in Lassipora and that a search operation was underway after the encounter ended. WT24 Desk Four militants, including two former special police officers (SPOs), were killed by security forces in a gun battle that lasted more than 12 hours in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, CRPF confirmed on Friday, The Hindustan ...

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‘Drug trader’ killed in Thakurgaon ‘gunfight’

WT24 Desk A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight with Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members at Fakirganj in Pirganj upazila early Thursday, Agencies report. The deceased was identified as Monirul Islam Babul, 35, son of Maidul Islam of North Sujalpur in Birganj upazila of Dinajpur district. Lt Col Gazi Nahid Uz Zaman, commanding officer of BGB-42, said ...

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Bhola AL leader stabbed dead

WT24 Desk A union parishad member and local Awami League leader has been stabbed to death by unidentified miscreants at Bheduria in Sadar upazila, Agencies report. The deceased was identified as Hanif Mizhi, 50, member from ward-4 of Bheduria union parishad and AL vice-president of the ward. Officer-in-charge of Bhola Model Police Station Sagir Miah said police recovered the body ...

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2 killed in ‘gunfight’ with RAB

WT24 Desk Two men were killed in what the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) called a gunfight with them at Kazipara area near Kumira bypass on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Sitakunda of Chattogram at the early hours of Tuesday, Agencies report. According to RAB officials, the duo was robbing in a car.One of the deceased was aged between 22 and ...

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Madrasa boy’s body found in teacher’s house

WT24 Desk Police recovered the decomposed body of a madrasa student from his teacher’s house in Sharsha upazila of Jashore on Sunday afternoon, UNB reports. The victim was Shah Poran, 11, from Kagojpukur area of the upazila. Abdur Rashid, local union parishad chairman, said Hafizur Rahman, a teacher of Goga Gazipara Hafizia Madrasa in the upazila, brought the boy to ...

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Four British climbers among group of eight missing in Himalayas

Indian search team sent to find climbers, including Americans and Australian, on Nanda Devi amid signs of avalanche WT24 Desk Rescuers are searching for four people from Britain, two from the US, an Australian and an Indian who went missing while climbing a mountain in the Himalayas after reports of a heavy avalanche, The Guardian reports. They failed to return ...

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9 lakhs yaba pills seized in Cox’s Bazar

WT24 Desk COX’S BAZAR: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) recovered more than nine lakh pieces of yaba tablets from Teknaf upazila on Saturday night, Agencies report. BGB men conducted drive in the bank of Naf river in Jadimura area of the upazila around 9:00pm and recovered the big consignment of yaba. Lt Colonel Foysal Hasan Khan, commanding officer of BGB Teknaf-2, ...

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Two ‘Yaba traders’ killed

‘Gunfight’ in Cox’sBazar’ WT24 Desk Two suspected Yaba traders were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) at Kayukhkhali in Teknaf municipality area early Saturday, Agencies report. The deceased were identified as Abdul Gafur, 40, son of Sultan Ahmed of Rongikhali Rohingya Camp and Mohammad Sadek, 23, son of late Sharif of Keruntoli area. Lt ...

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12 killed as disgruntled employee opens fire on co-workers in Virginia

The gunman was killed in an exchange of fire with police officers. But, he had not been identified by authorities till the time of reporting and his motives remained unknown. WT24 Desk A long time municipal employee opened fired at his workplace at a civic body building in Virginia Beach, a popular sea-side tourist destination in Virginia state about three ...

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