3 suspected extremists shot dead in a raid in Bangladesh

Last Updated: Jan 12 2018 18:47

According to the officials, 3 suspected Muslim extremists were killed inside a building after security officials sealed it off and opened fire in Bangladesh's capital.

On Friday, Head of Rapid Action Battalion agency Benazir Ahmed said that the operation took place in Dhaka’s Tejgaon area following information that some of the suspects have been staying in a rented apartment.

The officials said that they recovered the bodies and explosives inside the Ruby Villa five-story building near the office of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.