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  • Drug trader killed in Chapainawabganj gunfight

    'Robber' killed in Pabna 'gunfight'

    An alleged robber is killed in a "gunfight" with police in Bera upazila of Pabna early today.

  • Tofail Ahmed

    No negative message from foreign businessmen, companies: Tofail

    The recent killing incidents of foreigners will not have any bad impacts on business in Bangladesh as the foreign businessmen have no plan to leave the country, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says.

  • Dhaka raid: Cops identify 7 militants

    Police disclose the identities of seven among the nine militants who were killed in an anti-terror raid in Dhaka’s Kalyanpur area yesterday.

  • Dhaka militants changed dress after Fazr prayers when they saw end coming

    The militants who were killed in gunfight with the law enforcers early morning Tuesday change their dress after the Fazr prayers and wore black punjabis, says a neighbour who observed the militants time to time from around midnight till dawn from an adjacent building.

  • Dhaka raid militant Rouf missing ‘NSU student’

    One of the militants killed in gun battle during Dhaka raid in Kalyanpur has been identified as a "missing student of privately-run North-South University". However, confusion has arisen over identity of another militant as two families are claiming the same body.

  • Indonesia 'kills most wanted militant'

    Indonesian police say they believe they have killed Santoso, the country's most wanted militant, in a jungle gun battle in Central Sulawesi.

  • No extrajudicial killings by cops

    Cops never indulge in extrajudicial killings in the name of “crossfire”, but if under attack, they open fire in self defence, said Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia yesterday.

  • Blood will have blood

    Civil Aviation Minister Rashed Khan Menon yesterday rightly described the death of militant suspects in so-called "crossfire" and "gun battle" as weakness and failure of the law-enforcement agencies.

  • Battle for Pathankot Indian airbase enters third day

    The gun battle between Indian troops and militants at an air force base in Pathankot near the Pakistani border has entered its third day

  • Militants storm India Kashmir army camp

    Three militants force their way into an army camp in Indian-administered Kashmir and ensued in a gun battle, the army says.