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3 'drug peddlers' killed in C'Bazar 'gunfight'

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UNB, Cox's Bazar :
Three men, described as drug peddlers by the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), were killed in an alleged gunfight in Teknaf upazila early Sunday.
RAB-15 Teknaf camp commander Lieutenant Md Mirza Shahed Mahtab confirmed UNB about the development. The men were identified as Dil Mohammad, 42, son of
The deceased was identified as Abul Hashem, 52, son of Minnat Ali of Birahimpur village of the upazila.
BGB-10 Commander Lt Col Abu Mohammad Mohiuddin said a team was conducting an anti-drug raid in the area when drug peddlers opened fire on the them, leading to a gunfight.
One of drug peddlers was sustained gunshot wounds during the skirmish. The BGB members took him to Comilla Medical College Hospital where doctors pronounced him dead.
The BGB team also recovered 18,350 pieces of yaba pills from the spot.

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