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Jamaat-Shibir men killed after a shootout

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Two Jamaat-Shibir men were slain in a gunbattle with police on Bypass Road near Bhutiargati area early Tuesday.

The deceased were identified to be Jahurul Haque, who is ameer of Jhenaidah local unit of Jamaat-e-Islami and Tarik Hasan Sabuj, advisor of Dhaka Metropolitan (West) unit of Islami Chhatra Shibir.

Azbahar Ali Sheikh, the additional superintendent of Jhenidah police, informs a patrol team tried to stop three motorcycles on the road around 4:00 am following their suspicious movement.

The police confronted bike riders, who shot and hurled crude bombs towards police, prompting the police to retaliate which triggered a gunfight.

Two criminals were arrested with bullet injuries, and others managed to flee away.
Later the injured duo was sped to Sadar Hospital where doctors declared them dead.

Three police constables- Bulbul Ahmed, Alamgir Hossain, and Nasim- were also injured in the incident.

Police also recovered 2 shooter guns, 2 rounds of bullets and 5 crude bombs from the spot.

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