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Man killed in Comilla gunfight

first_imgA man was killed in what the police call a gunfight with their detectives at Chhoyghoria in Chandina upazila of Comilla on early Sunday.Police claimed that the victim was a robber.Tipped off that a gang of bandits was taking preparation to commit robbery in Chhoyghoria Bridge area, a DB team carried out a drive there around 2:30am, said officer-in-charge of the district Detective Branch (DB) Manzurul Alam.Sensing the presence of the DB personnel, the robbers opened fire towards them, forcing the law enforcers to retaliate that triggered the gunfight, according to the police claim.Both the DB men and the robbers exchanged several bullets during the gunfight when one of the bandits Shamim, son of Sadequr Rahman of Kashimpur village, caught in the line of fire and died on the spot.However, no version of the incident either from victim’s family or from witnesses was available immediately.The OC Manzurul claimed that other members of the robber gang managed to flee.The body was sent to Comilla Medical College Hospital for autopsy.last_img

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