7 ‘robbers’ killed in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’

Seven suspected members of a robber gang were killed in a ‘gunfight’ with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on a hill in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar district early Monday.

Mirza Shahed Mahtab, company commander of Rab-15, said seven members of ‘Jokey Group’, a gang of robbers, were killed in the gunfight during a drive there in the early morning.


Further details of the incident are still awaited.