Staff Correspondent, Chittagong: A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Kumira area of Sitakundu upazila early Friday.
The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.
Assistant Director (Media) of RAB-7 Mimtanur Rahman told risingbd.com that a gang of robbers attacked a bus that was carrying people home back from a wedding at Hathazari upazila of the district this morning. Meanwhile, a patrol team of RAB started search operation following the robbery. Sensing the presence of RAB personnel, the robbers opened fire, forcing the RAB members to retaliate. At one stage, the robbers fled the scene.
Later, RAB found the body of the robber, two LG guns, a pistol and other equipments in the spot.
risingbd/Chittagong/Feb 23, 2018/Rezaul/Nasim