4 sus­pected mil­i­tants die in Bangladesh raid

New Straits Times - - World -

NEW DELHI: Po­lice say four sus­pected mil­i­tants from an Is­lamist group were killed dur­ing a raid on a build­ing in south­east­ern Bangladesh. Se­nior po­lice of­fi­cial Shafiqul Is­lam yesterday said they had com­pleted an overnight op­er­a­tion af­ter cor­don­ing off the build­ing where the sus­pects used to stay in Si­takunda, Chit­tagong district. He said one sus­pect, pos­si­bly be­long­ing to Ja­maat ul-Mu­jahideen, was killed by po­lice fire and three oth­ers died when they ex­ploded bombs or grenades in­side an apart­ment.

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