Two millitants have been killed in a shootout with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Harinal area in Gazipur since early Saturday.
Identities of the militants could not be known immediately.
Assistant superintendent of police Mahiul Islam, deputy director of Rab’s Porabari camp, said a team of the elite force cordoned off a one-storey building, owned by Ataur Rahman, in the area early in the morning following information that it was being used as a militant den.
Meanwhile, a team of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit launched another operation at a two-storey building in Patartek area of the city around 10.00am following information that it was a den of militants.
Locals informed that four militants used to live in the house, said superintendent of Gazipur police Harun-or-Rashid.
Around 150 law enforcers including local policemen are present at the area since 7 am.