In a big success against terrorism in Bangladesh, Nurul Islam alias Marzan, one of the masterminds of last year’s deadly siege at a Bangladeshi café was killed during a pre-dawn raid Friday in the capital Dhaka, police said.
The incident took place at Mohammadpur in Dhaka around 3 a.m. in Beribadh area, Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s counter-terror unit chief Monirul Islam told.
Neo-Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen’s wanted leader Nurul Islam alias Marjan and another unidentified extremist were killed by Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit in Mohammadpur Beribadh area of Dhaka, PTI reported.
Confirming the matter to the Dhaka Tribune, CTTC chief Monirul Islam said: “One of the militants killed in the incident is Marjan. We are yet to confirm the identity of the other militant.”