2 killed in Tangail gunfight with RAB
Tangail: Two suspected members of a banned gang were killed in a gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members at Jugnihat in Sadar upazila of Tangail early on Thursday, reports UNB.
The deceased are Fazlu Driver and Uzzal, members of banned Purba Banglar Communist Party.
Tipped off that a group of outlaws were holding a meeting at Jugnihat, an elite force team conducted a drive there at about 1:00am, said RAB 12 Tangail unit commander additional police super Mohiuddin Faruki.
However, the outlawed party members opened fire on the law enforcers forcing them to retaliate that triggered a gunfight.
Fazlu and Uzzal were found lying dead after the gun battle that also left two RAB members injured, he said.
The RAB team also recovered a revolver and a pistol from the spot.