Cox's Bazar, Aug. 24 -- Two Rohingya youths, suspects in the murder of Jubo League (JL) leader Omar Faruk, were killed in a reported gunfight with police in Teknaf upazila early Saturday.

The deceased were identified as Md Shah and Abdur Shukkur of Jadimura Rohingya Camp in Teknaf.

Tipped off that Rohingya criminals were gathering beside Jadimura Hill, police conducted a drive there around 1:30 am, said Pradip Kumar Das, officer-in-charge of Teknaf Police Station.

Sensing the presence of police, the youths opened fire on them, forcing them to fire back in self-defence that triggered a gunfight, the OC said.

After the gunfight, he said, police rescued the two injured from the spot and got them admitted to Teknaf Upazila Health Complex ...