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Killed Azimpur militant identified as Shamsed Hossain

Updated: Sep 11, 2016 16:52 IST

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Sept. 11 (ANI): The Bangladesh Police have identified the militant who killed himself during a police raid yesterday evening in Dhaka's Azimpur area as Shamsed Hossain alias Abdul Karim hailing from Boalia of Rajshahi.

A militant was killed and eight others including five policemen and three female militant were injured in a gunfight when police conducted a raid at a "militant den" yesterday evening, reports the Daily Star.

Karim's wife is also among the injured female militants. One of the others is believed to be wife of Major Jahid. They all are members of the new Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen (JMB).

The boy among the three kids rescued during the raid claimed Karim as his father.

The rescued kids have been sent to victim support centre. (ANI)