Sylhet Division

  • One of 3 Borohat deceased involved in Sylhet blasts

    Dhaka : Three suspected militants, including a woman, were found dead at Borohat militant den during their operation “Maximus” in Moulvibazar municipality area on Saturday morning. A team of Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) recovered the bodies in the building after they resumed their operation, ‘Maximus’, at the den, chief of Counter Terrorism and Transnational … বিস্তারিত »

  • Police cordon off 2 suspected militant dens in Moulvibazar

    MOULVIBAZAR, : Police have cordoned off two separate residential houses at Fatehpur village and Barhat in Sadar upazila of the district in the early hours of today, suspecting those to be militant hideouts. “The police cordoned off the houses around 2am,” police sources said. Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and firefighters also joined … বিস্তারিত »

  • ‘Operation Twilight’ at Atia Mahal called off

    Sylhet : Bangladesh Army called off the ‘Operation Twilight’ at ‘Atia Mahal’ of Shibbari in Sylhet City on Tuesday night, 83 hours after its Para Commandos launched the raid on the militant den on Saturday morning. The Army’s Military Intelligence Director Brigadier General Fakhrul Ahsan made the announcement at a press conference at Jalalabad Cantonment … বিস্তারিত »

  • At least two militants killed in raid, more still alive: Army

    Sylhet : Two ‘militants’ have so far been killed as the operation, ‘Twilight’, at the suspected militant hideout at Shibbari of South Surma upazila in Sylhet continues. “We’re certain that at least two militants were killed,” said Brigadier General Fakhrul Ahsan, spokesperson of the operation, while briefing reporters at a place adjacent to the den … বিস্তারিত »

  • Militants well armed and equipped

    Dhaka : Bangladesh army commandos shot dead two suspected militants at a hideout in the northeast Sunday, a day after six people died in explosions claimed by the Islamic State group. “Our commandos could effectively engage two of them. We can confirm the two were killed,” Brigadier General Fakhrul Ahsan told reporters in the city … বিস্তারিত »

  • 40 rescued from Sylhet ‘Atia Mahal’

    Sylhet : At least 40 people were rescued on Saturday as army commandos were conducting their operation at a ‘den of militants’ at Shibbari in Dakkhin Surma upazila of Sylhet on Saturday. Additional Deputy Police Commissioner (Media) Jedan Al Musa said law enforcers before the operation had asked the militants to surrender but they did … বিস্তারিত »

  • SWAT ready to raid Sylhet ‘military den’

    Sylhet : Members of SWAT team and a bomb disposal unit surrounded ‘militant den’ “Achia Villa” in Sibbari area under Dakshin Surma upazila in Sylhet Friday afternoon and ready to attack. Police earlier urged the alleged militants to come out from the building,. But, a woman, on behalf of them, shouted refusing the urge saying … বিস্তারিত »

  • Supreme court upholds Ariful’s Sylhet mayor post

    Sylhet : The Supreme Court today upheld the High Court order that stayed the suspension of Sylhet City Corporation Mayor Ariful Haque Choudhury. A three-member bench of the Appellate Division headed by the Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha passed the order on a petition filed by the government seeking stay on the High Court order. … বিস্তারিত »

  • HC stays SCC Mayor Arif’s suspension order

    DHAKA : The High Court today stayed the government order suspending Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) Mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury from his office for being accused in a criminal case. “After today’s order, there is no legal bar for him in observing his duty as SCC Mayor,” said defence counsel Abdul Halim Kafi. A High Court … বিস্তারিত »