Police cordon off militant den in Rajshahi

Dhaka,  Sat,  23 September 2017
Published : 12 Jun 2017, 10:59:34

Police arrest three militants with suicidal vest, explosives in Rajshahi

Police cordon off militant den in Rajshahi
Police arrested three alleged militants, including two siblings, from a suspected hideout they cordoned off at Dangapara village in Tanore upazila of Rajshahi district on Monday.

The arrestees were identified as Ibrahim, Ishrafil and Robiul. Ibrahim and Ishrafil are two siblings.

Subit Chowdhury, additional superintendent of Police in Rajshahi, said that a joint team of police and detective branch of police (DB) cordoned off a house at the village in Panchandar union suspecting it a militant den since 12:00am on Monday.

Later, they conducted a drive at the house.

The team recovered suicidal vests and a large number of pistols and bullets from the house and suspects there are more explosives inside the house, said the police official.

The police official added that they have requested for a bomb disposal unit from Dhaka.
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