RAB cordons off suspected militant hideout in city’s Bosila

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Dhaka, April 29: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Monday cordoned off a tin-shed building in Bosila Metro Housing Project area of Mohammadpur here suspecting it a militant hideout.“A team of RAB-2 surrounded the house in Bosila Metro Housing Project in city’s Mohammadpur area at about 3:30 am responding to a secret information about the presence of suspected militants there,” RAB’S Legal and Media Wing Director Mufti Mahmud Khan told media this morning.

Acting on secret information, a team of the elite force cordoned off the house, ‘Metro Housing’, at Bosila around 3:30am, he said.

He further said sounds of gunshots were heard from the house around 4:45am.

RAB’s specialized team, including bomb disposal unit and dog squad, in the meantime rushed to the spot, he said.

RAB already detained two caretakers of the housing for interrogation.

“They are preparing to conduct the drive inside the house within very shortest possible time,” said another RAB official present at the spot.