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3 militants killed in Bangladesh suicide bombing

IANS  |  Dhaka 

Three militants were killed on Thursday in suicide blasts during a raid in Bangladesh's Chittagong city, a police officer said.

"Two militants detonated themselves despite repeated requests to surrender," the officer told Xinhua news agency.

The third militant, a woman, succumbed to her injuries at a hospital.

Sounds of explosions and gunfire were heard from the militants' hideout at about 6 a.m.

The militants were suspected to be members of the Jamaatul Mujahideen extremist group.



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First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 11:16 IST