Dhaka: An unidentified criminal was killed in Rab firing as he tried to penetrate a check post of the elite force with a motorcycle and explosive in Khilgaon area of Dhaka early on Saturday.
“An unidentified miscreant tried to penetrate Rab-3 check post with motorcycle and explosive at Shekher Jaiga area around 4:30 am,” said a text message of the elite force.
Sensing his presence, officials of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) opened fire, leaving the criminal dead, Mufti Mahmud Khan, director of the force’s legal and media wing, told The Daily Star.
Two Rab members were also injured, he added. Identities of the injured could not be known immediately.