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UPDF member killed in Rangamati ‘gunfight’

A member of the United People’s Democratic Front (UPDF) was killed in a reported gunfight with the Army at Unismile area of Naniarchar in Rangamati on Thursday.

The deceased was identified as Nayan Chakma, 32, alias Sajek Chakma.

Officer-in-Charge of Naniarchar Police Station Sabbir Hossain said an Army patroll came under fire in Unishmile area.

Nayan Chakma was killed during the skirmish, he said.

Army members recovered an AK-22 rifle, three bullets, a locally-made handgun and a mobile phone from the spot.

The body was sent to Rangamati Hospital for autopsy, the OC said.

Source: United News of Bangladesh