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Arms, ammo seized from criminals' dens

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The army seized arms and ammunition from remote criminal hideouts at Golakka Para in Khagrachhari's Mahalchhari upazila early yesterday.
The seized weapons include one AK-47 assault rifle, one US-made pistol, one locally made pistol, one indigenous gun, three pistol bullets and 122 rounds of SMG bullet, Mohalchhari police said.
A few SMG accessories, leaflets, mosquito nets, knives, etc were also seized at the time.
Sources said the army team surrounded three hideouts reportedly belonging to the United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) at about 4:30am following information that criminals were hiding in there.
Sensing the army presence, the criminals opened fire on them, ensuing a gunfight in which over 60 rounds were fired.
No injuries were reported.

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