Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has expressed deep shock at the death of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a deadly gun attack. In a condolence message, Momen said, "Shinzo Abe was a close friend of mine and he was also a friend of Bangladesh." Read: Japan ex-leader Shinzo Abe assassinated while giving speech Momen described the shooting on Shinzo Abe as "disgusting" and said that in his death, the people of Japan had lost an extraordinary leader, while Bangladesh had lost a true friend. He wished eternal peace to the departed soul of Shinzo Abe and extended his deepest sympathies to the members of his bereaved family and the people of Japan. Abe, 67, died after being shot while giving a campaign speech in southern Japan on Friday. He immediately collapsed and was seen bleeding before he was taken to hospital. The attack on Shinzo Abe, the man who remained Japan's longest-serving prime minister, shocked the entire world. Momen condemned Friday’s shooting on Japan’s former leader. Read: Japan ex-leader Shinzo Abe apparently shot, in heart failure World leaders expressed shock and anguish over Friday’s shooting. Police have arrested a suspected gunman at the scene. The attack was a shock in one of the world’s safest countries with some of the strictest gun control laws.
Two suspected criminals were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Mirtinga tea garden in Kamalganj upazila of Moulvibazar district early Sunday. The deceased were identified as Tofail Ahmed, 28 and Shaheed, 35 of Choitraghat. Read: Man ‘kills self’ after killing wife, daughter in Savar Tipped off, being tipped off that some criminals gathered in the area, a team of Rab-9 conducted a drive, said Basu Datta Chakma, commanding officer of Rab-9 Srimangal camp. At one stage, the criminals opened fire on the Rab men, forcing Rab to fire back that triggered a gunfight. Two criminals were caught in the line of fire and died on the spot while the others managed to flee the scene, he said. Read: Workers’ Party activist stabbed dead in Rajshahi Three members of the elite force were also injured in the incident. Both of them were accused in a murder case.
Armed Police Battalion (APBn) members have detained eight people over a gun attack on a madrasa at Cox’s Bazar Ukhiya Rohingya Camp that left six people dead. Superintendent of police (SP) Shihab Kaiser, chief of the Ukhiya-based unit of the APBn , on Saturday said,” APBn-8 members detained the suspects from Ukhiya during raids in the camps on Friday night.” He also said no case has been filed over the incident as of now. Read: Gun attack on madrasa in Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camp; 6 dead However, the officer declined to reveal the identities of the detainees. On Friday, a predawn gun attack on Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama Al-Islamiyah Madrasa at Cox’s Bazar Ukhiya Rohingya Camp left six people dead. Shortly after, police arrested a man named Jashim from the spot with a locally-made gun, 6 bullets and one knife. Read: Two held for Rangpur arson attacks 'admit guilt' Since then, police have conducted block raids on the Rohingya camps and other dwellings and structures in the madrasa area.
In a predawn gun attack on a madrasa at Cox’s Bazar Ukhiya Rohingya Camp on Friday left six people dead, police said. Four of the deceased were identified as madrasa teacher Md Idris,32, from camp-12; Ibrahim Hossain,24, from camp-9; madrasa student Azizul Haque,22, and Md Amin,32, both from camp-18. They died on the spot. Read: Want killing nowhere: Momen about Mohib Ullah murder Later, Nur Alam alias Halim,45, a madrasa teacher from camp-18, Hamidullah,55, another madrasa teacher from camp-24 and student Nur kaysar, 15, from camp-18 succumbed to their wounds while being treated at a healthcare facility of a Rohingya camp. Superintendent of Police Shihab Kaysar and head of Armed Police Battalion-8 (APBn) said miscreants attacked Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama Al-Islamiyah Madrasa at block H-52 of Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals (FDMN) camp-18 around 4 am, leaving four people dead on the spot.
A man was killed and 11 were injured in an indiscriminate gun attack early Sunday in Minneapolis, the same city in the US state of Minnesota where George Floyd met his death.
Three separate cases were filed against 14 people in connection with the deaths of 26 Bangladeshi nationals, who were killed in a gun attack in Libya on Thursday, in Madaripur district.
A local Awami League activist suffered bullet injuries in an attack reportedly by party rivals at Chandpur village in Chougachha upazila on Saturday night.