At least eight suspected militants have been killed in a suicide bombing as police raid a militant den at Nasirpur in Moulvibazar on Thursday afternoon.
Women and children are likely to be among the deceased, police said.
Earlier,A team from the Police ‘Special Weapons And Tactics’, known as SWAT, had earlier tried to approach the building, but was called back. Local administration has imposed section 144 within two-kilometre of the militant dens.
Another militant hideout in the Borohat area of Moulvibazar is also surrounded by law enforcers.
Police sources had said, the stake-out of the Kotabri militant den in Comilla had been eased for a while because of elections in the city.