3 more killed in Gazipur, Rajshahi 'gunfights'

Three more suspected drug peddlers have been killed in separate reported shootouts with law enforcers in Gazipur and Rajshahi.

In Gazipur, Qamrul Islam Quamu, 38, a suspected drug peddler, was killed in a reported gunfight with DB police at Bhadun in Kaliganj upazila around 1:30 am, said officer-in-charge of DB Amir Hossain.

Police arrested Qamrul from Ulukhola area in the upazila along with 4,000 pieces of Yaba tablets and a private car on Thursday. He was wanted in 14 cases.

The gunfight took place as the associates of Qamrul opened fire on them while he was being taken to DB office from Kaliganj Police Station, said Police.

Three policemen were injured during the gunfight.

In Rajshahi, Belal and Nazmul, the top listed drug traders, according to the Home Ministry list, of Karamja village were killed in a 'gun battle' at Karamja village in Paba upazila on Thursday night.