2 militants killed in Bogra ‘gunfight’


Correspondent: Thebdexpress.com:  Two suspected members of the banned militant outfit, Jama`atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), have been killed in a ‘gunfight with police in the district’s Sherpur upazila.

The gunfight took place around 3.30am on Monday in Noilapara More area.

One of the deceased was identified as Badar Mama alias Khaled, militant commander for northern region.

Police also recovered a pistol, four rounds of bullets and grenade making instruments.

Khaled was a resident of Hamidpur village under Nochol upazila in Chapainawabganj and accused in the murder case of Japanese citizen in Dinajpur.