A militant was killed in a gunfight with police at Kosba upazila in Brahmanbaria early Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Tazul Islam Mahmud Alias Mama Huzur, 46, a resident of Nabiganj upazila of Habiganj district.
The incident occurred around 2:00am at Kuti Choumuhoni area.
Being informed, a five to six militants were taking preparation for a militant attack at Kuti Choumuhoni area, police conducted a drive.
Sensing presence of the law enforcement, they opened fire at them, prompting to retaliate, triggering a gunfight, leaving Mama Huzur dead on the spot. The others militants managed to flee the scene.
Police also recovered 35 cocktails, 5 sharp weapons and a pipegun from the spot.
Three police men also were injured in the gunfight.The injured police men were sent to Kosba upazila health complex.
Tazul was one of the prime accused of Kabiraj Farid Mia murder case in Kasba upazila.