RAB cordoned-off militant hideout in Ashulia


MNA National Desk: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) cordoned-off a suspected militant den at Pathalia area of Ashulia since 1:00am on Sunday.

RAB told reporters that several rounds of bullets were fired and bomb was hurled towards the law enforcers from inside the house.

The RAB media and legal wing director further said, “The area has been evacuated. We will begin a drive shortly.”

He said that the law forcers are trying to nab the militants unharmed. Meanwhile, they have been asked to surrender after being unarmed. But they aren’t responding.

Meanwhile, Bomb Disposal Unit of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police was en route to the suspected militant hideout.