A youth has been killed in a reported gunfight with members of police in Dudhkumura area under Anwara upazila of Chattogram on early Saturday.
The deceased is identified as Nasir alias Mamun, an accused of 18 cases.
Confirming the news, Anwara police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Dulal Mahmud said: "Acting on a tip-off, police conducted a drive in the area in early Saturday. Sensing presence of police, the criminals opened fire on them, prompting the police members to fire back in self-defence."
"After the gunfight, police recovered the body of Nasir from the spot," he added.