Bangladesh Police Kill 9 Militants in Gun Battle

July 26, 2016 5:05 AM

16 0

Bangladesh Police Kill 9 Militants in Gun Battle

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Nine militants were killed in a gun battle with police officers who had surrounded their hide-out in Dhaka, the capital, the authorities said Tuesday. Another militant was wounded and in custody.

A spokesman for the Dhaka metropolitan police, Masudur Rahman, said the police had learned of the hide-out, a house in the Kallyanpur neighborhood. Under the cover of darkness, a large force mobilized around the house, including a bomb squad and other specialized units, Mr. Rahman said.

Also read: FBI agent arrested after firing gun at police in Michigan

Read more

To category page

Loading...