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No militant, no explosive found in Ctg raid

 No militant, no explosive found in Ctg raid
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Law enforcers raided two houses believed to be militant dens at Colonel Haat under Akbar Shah Police Station in Chittagong on Monday but none has been found.

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Law enforcers raided two houses believed to be militant hideouts at Colonel Haat under Akbar Shah Police Station in the Port city Chittagong on Monday evening. 
However, none has been arrested during the two-hour long raid. And no materials like explosive or ammunition have been recovered from the houses. Over two hundreds law enforcers took part in the raid.
"We raided the building but did not find out any substance of threat," a police official said on the spot.
Police said as part of the anti-militant drive across the country, the law enforcers conducted the raid.
Based on confessional statements given by the suspected militants who were arrested in a raid titled 'Assault 16' by special joint forces at Premtala in Sitakunda upazila on Thursday morning, the law enforcers first cordoned off the houses, police said.
Later, the law enforcers conducted the raid at the four-storey building named MMH Nibas in the area. 
A team of police, including a bomb disposal unit, and Special Weapon and   Tactic Team members and a special squad of elite force Rapid Action Battalion cordoned off the two houses at about 4:00pm yesterday, Nazmul Ahsan, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong Metropolitan Police (West Zone) told journalists.
"Being confirmed about the presence of militants, law enforcers cordoned off a house on Road-1 and another on Kattoli Ishan Mohajan Road in Colonel area," he said.
Talking to journalists, Zakir Hossain Bhuiyan, Officer-in-Charge, Akbar Shah Police Station said acting on a tip-off, police cordoned off a house No. 40/41 in Akbar Shah at about 4:00pm.
Earlier, on March 16, five people, including couple and their child, were killed in a suicidal bomb blast and police firing during a drive at a house in Premtala Chowdhury Para area of Sitakunda.

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