The fresh operation of 'Assault-16' has ended' at Chowdhury para area in Sitakunda upazila from Thursday morning.
Police with the help of members of Special Weapon and Tactic Team (SWAT) from Dhaka and Chittagong carried out the operation at the two-storey building of militants hideout in Premtala area which started around 6:00 am, leaving four militants dead on the spot.
Twenty members of seven families, who were trapped inside the building during the raid, were taken to safe place before the final assault began.
Two member of SWAT was seen injured in the operation around 6:30am.
Ambulance and fire service’s vehicle rushed to the spot and brought the injured men to Military Combined Hospital (CMH).