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Two killed in Khulna ‘gunfight’

Published on: 12:22 pm - Monday | July 17, 2017

Two suspected criminals were killed in a reported gunfight between police and a gang of miscreants in railway station area in Khulna Sadar early Monday.

The deceased were Babu alias Guddu Babu, 35, hailed from Jhalakati and Al Mahmud, 25, from Pirojpur.

Khulna Sadar officer-in-charge Mijanur Rahman said being tipped-off a team of police conducted a drive in the railway station area around 1:00am.

Sensing law enforcers’ presence, the miscreants fired gunshots. The law enforcers also retaliated, triggering the gunfight.

The injured in the incident were taken to Khulna Medical College and Hospital where on duty physician declared Babu and Mahmud dead.

The deceased were listed criminals of several cases including killing, the OC said.

The police recovered a gun, bullets and sharp weapons from the spot.

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