Two suspected robbers were killed in a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Bejgaon bus terminal area of Sreenagar Upazila on Tuesday.
Md Enayet Hossain Mannan, superintendent of police of Rab-11 in Munshiganj, said the duo committed robbery at Shariatpur’s Gosairhat a few days ago.
The gunfight took place on the Dhaka-Mawa Highway at noon when members of Rab-2 were pursuing the robbers, he said.
Officer-in-Charge of Sreenagar Police Station Md Hedayetul Islam Bhuiyan said the two men were heading towards Dhaka on a battery-run auto rickshaw.
They opened fire on the approaching Rab team, triggering a gunfight in which they were killed.
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Asaduzzaman, additional SP of Sreenagar-Louhajang Circle Police, said the bodies were sent to Munshiganj General Hospital.