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Army man killed in Rangamati terror attack

Published: August 18, 2019 22:31:29 | Updated: August 19, 2019 19:07:16


An army member was killed in a gun attack by terrorists in Rajasthali upazila of Rangamati district on Sunday morning.

The victim was identified as Nasim, 19, a sepoy, reports UNB citing an ISPR release.

It said terrorists opened fire on a patrol team of Bangladesh Army at Poaitukhum, some four kilometres off Rajasthali Army Camp of Rangamati Region, around 10am, leaving Nasim injured.

He was airlifted to the Combined Military Hospital in Chattogram where he died while undergoing treatment, the release said.

Patrol was strengthened in the area and the security measures remained under the army’s control, the release added.

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