‘Terrorist’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with rivals in Jessore

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Jessore : An alleged terrorist was killed in a reported gunfight between two groups of terrorists at Jagahati in Sadar upazila early Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as Rasel alias Rony, 25, son of Kumar Ali, a resident of Mathpara village in Chowgachha upazila.

Officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station Sheikh Elias Hossain said tipped off that a gunfight ensued between two terrorist groups, a team of police conducted a drive in the area around 1:20am.

Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, the members of both the groups fled the scene.

Later, police recovered the body of Rasel from the spot and sent it to Jessore Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.

The law enforcers also recovered a one shooter gun and one round of bullet from the spot.

Rasel was wanted in eight cases including for robbery, said officer-in-charge of Chowgachha Police Station Mashiur Rahman.

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