08 May 2017

News Story: Two killed in police raid on militants' hideout in western Bangladesh

DHAKA, May 7 (Xinhua) -- At least two suspected militants were killed on Sunday after Bangladeshi police stormed a house in the western Jhenidah district, where members of the banned Neo-JMB group were holed up.

The district's police chief Mizanur Rahman told Xinhua that the militants were most likely killed in "suicide explosions."

Based on a tip-off, security forces had surrounded the house early Sunday.

A huge blast and sporadic gunshots were heard from the house.

Two police officials sustained bullet injuries as the suspected militants opened fire at law enforcers after they encircled the house, Rahman said.

Read the full story at Xinhua