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Army man killed after insurgents fire guns in Bandarban
March 13th, 2023 at 7:50 pm
Army man killed after insurgents fire guns in Bandarban

by Staff Correspondent,

Dhaka – An army man was killed and two others were wounded after insurgents fired their guns in a remote hill in the south-eastern district of Bandarban, the armed forces said on Monday.

The insurgents of Kuki-Chin National Army (KNA) carried out the attack on the soldiers on Sunday, leaving one army man killed on the scene, according to a press release of the Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) department.

The department said the deceased was identified as Nazim Uddin, a master warrant officer. Two injured persons are undergoing medical treatment, it added.    

The soldiers were on duty at a free health camp being supervised by the Bangladesh Army for mothers and children in remote hilly areas on the occasion of Independence Day and National Children’s Day, said the release.

Nazim Uddin had been serving Bangladesh Army for the last 30 years, according to the ISPR release. It added Army chief General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed offered condolences to the family members of the slain army man.