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Army man shot dead in Rangamati

  • Published at 10:37 pm August 18th, 2019
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The incident took place at 10am at Poyaitukhum, four kilometer away from Rajsthali Army Camp

A Bangladesh Army man was shot dead by unidentified criminals in Rajasthali upazila of Rangamati district on Sunday.

The shooting took place at 10am at Poyaitukhum, four kilometers from Rajasthali Army Camp, said a press release from Inter Services Public Relations Directorate (ISPR).

Sainik Nasim, 19, took several bullets when a group of armed men started firing indiscriminately on an Army patrol team, it added.

He was flown by helicopter to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Chittagong where he died undergoing treatment, the ISPR release said.

Following the incident, patrols were strengthened in the area and security measures remained under the army’s control, the release added.