Six bandits die in shootout with Bangladesh police

Updated on May 10, 2007 10:35 AM IST
Six policemen are also wounded in the three-hour shootout near Barisal town, 300 km south of Dhaka.
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At least six bandits were shot dead in a battle with police in southern Bangladesh on Thursday, police said.

Six policemen were also wounded in the three-hour shootout near Barisal town, 300 km south of the capital, Dhaka.

"Two revolvers ... ammunition and a number of sharp weapons were recovered from the spot," said senior police officer Aminul Islam.

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