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Two robbers killed in Cox’s Bazar gunfight with RAB

 Cox`s Bazar Correspondent

 Published: 10:33 AM, 6 December 2021  

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Two robbers were killed in a gunfight with the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Chakaria Upazila in Cox's Bazar. Three arms, six rounds of bullets and four rounds of cartridges were recovered. 

The incident took place in East Bheola area of ​​the upazila on Monday morning. 

However, the names of the deceased could not be immediately known. RAB said that there are several cases against them. 
CPC commander of RAB-15 Major Sheikh Yusuf Ahmed said acting on information, an organized group was taking preparation for robbery in the East Boro Bheola area on Monday morning, a team of RAB conducted a drive there. 

Sensing presence of the elite force members, the robbers opened fire on them prompting them to fire back for self-defense triggering a gunfight.

After the skirmish, RAB detained two robbers from the scene. Besides, two more robbers found lying there. After rescuing, they were taken to hospital where doctor declared them dead. 

Three locally made weapons, six rounds of bullets, four rounds of cartridges and other equipment were recovered from the spot, the RAB official said adding that the body is being sent to Cox's Bazar Sadar Hospital for autopsy.