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Ex-UP chairman killed in Khulna ‘gunfight’

Published on: 12:49 pm - Thursday | July 30, 2020

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Mostafa Kamal alias Mina Kamal, former chairman of Nowhati Union Parishad under Rupsha upazila of Khulna, was killed in a gunfight with the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) early Thursday.

The incident took place in Bhekutimari area of the Khulna-Mongla highway.

RAB-6 commander Rawshonul Firoz  said on secret information, a team of the elite force conducted a drive in the area around 4:50am.

Sensing presence of the team, the gang members opened fire on them, forcing the RAB to fire back in self-defence.

Kamal, an accused in 24 cases, was injured by bullet during the gun-battle. He was rushed to Upazila Health complex where the on-duty doctors declared him dead.

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