13 rocket launchers, explosives recovered in Habiganj

Published: November 23, 2019 19:48:20 | Updated: November 26, 2019 19:30:40

Members of Bangladesh Army and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) seized 13 rocket launchers and explosives during a two-day drive at Satchhari National Park in in Habiganj.

Confirming the matter, Commanding Officer of RAB-7 Lieutenant Colonel Moshiur Rahman said the drive was concluded in the afternoon but no one was arrested in this connection.  

Chunarughat police station officer-in-charge Najmul Hasan said the drive was conducted around five kilometers deep into the forest where 30 members of law enforcement agencies took part.

On June, 2014, the elite force members conducted drives in the forest in three phrases and seized a huge quantity of arms and ammunition, including rocket launchers and machineguns, reports UNB.

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