Rapid Action Battalion claimed to have busted a firearms-making factory and arrested three firearms makers in Ukhia upazila of Cox's Bazar.
The detainess are identified as Baitullah, 19, Habib Ullah, 32, and Hasan, 24, residents of Kutupalong Rohingya Camp under the upazila.
“The terrorists opened fire on the Rab team when they reached there forcing them to fire back that triggered a gunfight. After four-hour of gunfight we took control of the arms factory and seized the firearms and arms making equipment,” he added.
The workshop was being used to produce guns, he said.
A case was filed with Ukhia Police Station under the Arms Act, the official added.