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‘Gunfight’ in Cox’sBazar

2 ‘drug traders’ killed

WT24 Desk

Two suspected drug traders were killed in a reported gunfight with police at Moulvibazar in Teknaf upazila’s Hneela union early Sunday, Agencies report.

The deceased were identified as Mahamudur Rahman, 28, son of Miah Hossain, resident of Ali Akbar Para, and Mohammad Ashraf, 25, son of Nurul Islam, a resident of Noyapara.

Six LGs, bullets and 10,000 Yaba pills were also recovered from the spot, said Pradip Kumar Das, the officer-in-charge of Teknaf Police Station.

He said that their team conducted a drive in the area after being tipped off about the presence of a drug traders’ gang.

“They opened fire as soon as the police team reached the site, triggering a skirmish,” the OC said. “We recovered bodies of two drug traders after the gunfight.”

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