Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized 1.80 lakh Yaba pills worth Tk 5.40 crore from the Naf River along Kharangkhali area in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar district on Wednesday.
Tipped off, a team of BGB-2 conducted a drive in the area and challenged a boat coming from Myanmar around 12:15 am.
Being challenged, the smugglers opened fire on BGB members, forcing the border guards to fire back in self –defence.
Later, they seized the Yaba pills from two sacks.
No one was arrested as the smugglers managed to flee the scene.