A suspected robber has been killed in a reported gunfight with police in Bhairab upazila of Kishoreganj district.
The deceased Sohag, 25, died early Wednesday during an operation, confirmed Bhairab police station Officer-in-Charge Md Mokhlesur Rahman.
Mokhlesur said: “Police arrested Sohag a few hours before conducting the operation. The law enforcement officials, along with Sohag, conducted a drive to recover firearms.
“At one point of the operation Sohag’s associates opened fire on police and the law enforcement officials fired back. During the gunfight Sohag was caught on the line of fire” he added.
Two policemen were also injured in the gunfight. They were sent to Bhairab Upazila Health Complex for treatment.
Police recovered a pipe gun, a chopper, a knife and a bullet from the spot.