JMB leader Marzan among two killed in Dhaka ‘shootout’


The bd express:

Neo-JMB leader Nurul Islam Marzan, one of the chief planners of attack at Holey Artisan Bakery restaurant, and one of his aides were killed in a gunfight with Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) near Rayerbazar Beribandh area in Dhaka early Friday.

The aide of Marzan was identified as Saddam Hossain.

Competent sources from DMP told that a team of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crimes (CTTC) unit of DMP detained three persons from a check post in the Beribandh area.

At one stage of checking, they opened firing aiming the law enforcers prompting them to shot back, killing the two dead on the spot around 3:00 am.

Another person managed to flee the scene, the sources added.