LAKSHMIPUR: Two suspected criminals were killed in a reported gunfight between two rival groups at Bakultala area of sadar upazila in Lakshmipur early Thursday (Dec 05).
The deceased were identified as Shahadat Hossain and Khorshed Alam.
Dattapara police outpost Sub-Inspector (SI) Mojibur Rahman said hearing the sound of gunshots; a team of police rushed to the spot and rescued the bullet-hit persons.
They were immediately taken to Lakshmipur Sadar Hospital, where the duty doctor pronounced them dead, SI said.
As per primary investigation, it was the outcome of internal feud between two rival groups, he added.
Police recovered four bullets, five shells of bullets, and locally made gun from the spot.
BDST: 1226 HRS, DEC 05, 2019