Rohingya man killed in gunfight: RAB

A Rohingya man was killed in what the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) called a gunfight with them in Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar on early Wednesday, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Rashid Ullah, son of Shafique Ullah of Leda Rohingya camp in Tekanf. He was also a member of a notorious robber group ‘Khalek group’, the law enforcers said.

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RAB-15 conducted a raid in the area around 4:00am after being tipped-off that a gang of robbers were plotting robbery, according RAB official.

As soon as the RAB team reached the area, the robbers opened fire triggering a skirmish.

At one stage, RAB spotted Rashid with bullet injuries and took him to a local hospital from where he was taken to sadar hospital for better treatment.

Later, Rashid succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.

Two guns and five cartridges were recovered from the spot.