Nine suspected militants were killed on Tuesday during a rad in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, police said.
Some militants were also arrested in the raid with explosives and grenades, Xinhua news agency reported.
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Officials said the militants fired and hurled hand-made grenades as policemen and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members stormed the hideout at about 5.30 a.m in the city’s Kalyanpur area.
Communication equipment and jihadi books were also seized.