Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) is conducting an operation at a suspected arms-making factory in the hilly area of Moheshkhali upazila of Cox’s Bazar.
The elite force said to have arrested two people along with fire arms from the factory this morning.
Being tipped-off, a team of Rapid Action battalion conducted a drive to the arms-making factory. Details about the operation will be informed later, a Rab official said seeking anonymity.
Tarek Bin Sharif, chairman of Kalarmarchora Union Parishad, said: “Law enforces started an operation around 11pm yesterday. We heard the sound of the explosion soon after the operation started.”