As a BGB team tried to stop them they opened fire on them, forcing them to fire back.
At one point, the smugglers ran away leaving behind one of their injured members, said the BGB commander.
The BGB members took the wounded peddler to Ukhiya upazila health complex where physicians announced him dead.
Fifty thousand yaba pills, a locally made gun and two bullet shells were recovered from the scene.
A BGB member was also injured in the gunfight.