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Gunfight at Ukhiya camp leaves one dead

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Published: 19:01, 12 June 2024  
Gunfight at Ukhiya camp leaves one dead

A person was killed during a gunfight between a gang of criminals and Armed Police Battalion (APBn) at Camp 19 in Ukhiya upazila of Cox’s Bazar district on Wednesday (June 12) morning.

The incident took place at block No. 4 of the camp under the upazila.

The deceased was identified as Abdul Monaf, 26, son of Azim Ullah, a resident of the block.

Md Amir Zafar, additional deputy inspector general (ADIG) of APBn-8, confirmed the news.

He said police recovered the body from the spot and sent to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.

According to police, Abdul Monaf was one of the top leaders of the militant outfit Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), and a top terror of the camp. He was accused in several cases, including murder and firearms, and remained absconding for a long time.

Tarekur Rahman/AI