Alexa Drug trader killed in Kushtia gunfight 

Drug trader killed in Kushtia gunfight 

Kushtia Correspondentdaily-bangladesh.com

Published: 09:33 20 July 2019   Updated: 14:04 20 July 2019

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A drug trader was killed in a gunfight on Friday at Harla area of Kushtia Sadar. Four policemen were injured in the incident.  

The identity of the deceased was not known yet. 

“On information about a gunfight took place between two groups of drug traders- police conducted a drive in Harla area. During this, the drug traders started shooting police. Drug traders were forced to retreat as police also fired back in self-defense. Later, a bullet-hit body of a drug trader was recovered and taken to Kushtia General Hospital where doctors declared him dead,” said Nasir Uddin, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kushtia Model Police Station

“A pistol, two rounds of bullets, 380 yaba were recovered from the spot. Four policemen were injured in the incident. They are being treated,” OC Nasir also said.  

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