A suspected robber has been killed in a "gunfight" with police on Kushtia-Jhenidah highway in Mahishdanga area.
The deceased could not be identified immediately.
Md Ratan Sheikh, officer-in-charge of the Islamic University police station, said acting on a tip-off, a team of police conducted a drive in the area around 3:30am on Thursday.
Sensing their presence, the robbers opened fire at the police.
In retaliation, police fired back that left one of the robbers injured.
Later, the injured robbers was taken to Kushtia General Hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Sub-Inspector Md Rashedul Islam and constable Md Ahadul Islam were also injured during the incident.
Police also recovered two firearms from the spot.