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2 suspected robbers killed in Lakshmipur 'gunfight'

  • Published at 11:08 am December 5th, 2019
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Police recovered four bullets, five shells of bullets, and locally made gun from the spot

Two suspected robbers have been killed in a reported gunfight between two rival groups in Lakshmipur.

The incident took place at Bakultala area of sadar upazila on early Thursday.

The deceased are Shahadat Hossain and Khorshed Alam.

Confirming the matter, Dattapara police station Inspector Makhon Lal Roy said: "Hearing the sound of gunshots at the dead of night, a team of police rushed to the spot, and recovered the bodies of two suspected robbers."

Their bodies were immediately taken to Lakshmipur Sadar Hospital, where the duty doctor pronounced them dead upon arrival, OC Makhon said.

"According to our primary investigation, we think internal feud between two rival groups led to the gunfight," he added.

Both Shahadat and Khorshed were wanted in 12 and nine numbers of cases respectively, the OC added.

Police recovered four bullets, five shells of bullets, and locally made gun from the spot.