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2 suspected robbers killed in Magura 'gunfight'

  • Published at 10:34 am February 19th, 2020

The incident took place early Wednesday

Two suspected ringleaders, of rival robber gangs, have been killed in a reported gunfight between two groups of bandits over previous enmity near Barunatail Bridge in Magura Sadar upazila. 

The incident took place early Wednesday, reports UNB.

The deceased are Lavlu Mondal, 40, of Madhukhali upazila, and Daud Mondal, 38, of Boalmari upazila in Faridpur district. 

They were wanted in 10 criminal cases, said police.

Saiful Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Sadar police station, said two gangs of robbers engaged in a gunfight over establishing dominance in the area around 1:30am.

Hearing sounds of gunshots, a patrol team of police went to the spot and found the bodies of the two robbers lying on the ground, he said.

Law enforcers also recovered seven sharp weapons and 10 cartridges from the spot, the OC added.

The bodies were sent to morgue for autopsy.