4 ‘pirates’ killed in Bhola gunfight with cops

BHOLA : At least four suspected pirates were killed in a gunfight with police at Uttar Dhal Char in Monpura upazila early hours of Sunday, reports UNB.
Police Super of the district Maniruzzaman said a gang of pirates opened fire on a patrol team of Lalmohan thana police in the area around 2:30 am.
Police also fired gunshots on the pirates, triggering a gunfight that lasted for an hour, leaving four of the pirates dead on the spot. Police fired 44 gunshots during the gunfight.
At one stage, the pirates fled the scene with the bodies of their unidentified cohorts.
Police later seized a trawler used by the pirates.


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