The deceased were identified as Mohammad Zobair, son of Forkan Mahmud of Kutupalong Rohingya camp and Dil Mohammad, 25, son of Hamza Mia of the camp.
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Tipped off, a team of BGB-34 conducted a drive in the area and challenged a group of Yaba traders around 4 am, said Year Hossain, assistant director of BGB-34 Battalion.
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At one stage, the drug traders opened fire on the BGB men, forcing them to fire back in self-defense, he said.
The criminals managed to flee the scene.
Later, the BGB men found two people injured with bullets and recovered one lakh Yaba pills, two guns, four cartridges and two shells of bullets.
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The injured were taken to Sadar hospital where doctors declared them dead.Two BGB men also injured during the incident.
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A case was filed in this connection.