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5 suspects detained from Nilphamari militant den

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Published: 11:04, 4 December 2021   Update: 11:27, 4 December 2021
5 suspects detained from Nilphamari militant den

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have detained five suspects from a house suspected as militant hideout in Majapara area of Nilphamari sadar upazila.

Captain Reza Ahmed Ferdous, wing commander of RAB-13, confirmed the detention of the suspects.

The house in the Majapara Putihari area was kept cordoned off in the morning. Five suspects were detained after conducting a raid in the house, Reza Ahmed said.

Bomb making equipment and improvised explosive device (IED) were seized from the hideout, he said, adding that a team of bomb disposal unit of RAB is working at the spot.

Additional members of the law enforcement agencies have been deployed in the area, Reza Ahmed said.

Details regarding the matter will be briefed later, he said.