An alleged terrorist was killed in a gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Kaundia Melartek village in Savar upazila on the outskirts of the capital early Wednesday.
Identity of the deceased could not be confirmed yet.
Sub-inspector Abdul Baset, in-charge of Aminbazar police camp, said on secret information that a gang of criminals were staying in the area, a team of the elite force conducted a drive there around 3.00 am.
Sensing danger, the terrorists opened fire at the Rab members, prompting a retaliation that triggered a gunfight, leaving one of the gang member dead on the spot.
Later, the elite force recovered the body and sent it to Dhaka Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.
The elite force members also recovered some firearms and bullets from the spot.