Khulna Correspondent, bdnews24.com
Published: 2017-07-17 11:53:00 BdST
The incident occurred in the city’s Nurnagar and Probhati School area early on Monday, said Metropolitan Police Spokesperson ADC Monira Sultana.
The deceased have been identified as Md Babu aka Guddu Babu, 35, and Md Al Mahmud, 24.
“The criminal Guddu Babu had been arrested. He was accompanying police on a raid to arrest his accomplices and recover weapons from behind Probhati School in the Railway area.”
“The other criminals became aware of the police team’s approach and opened fire. Police returned fire and Babu and his accomplice Mahmud were injured in the crossfire. They were taken to Khulna Medical College Hospital, where doctors declared them dead.”
The two suspects had been accused in four cases, including one over the murder of Jubo League activist Saidur, the OC said.
A pipegun, three bullets and four sharp weapons were recovered from the scene, he added.