9 militants killed in Dhaka raid

Dhaka: Nine suspected militants were killed on Tuesday during a rad in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, police said. Some militants were also arrested in the raid with explosives and grenades, Xinhua news agency reported. Officials said the militants fired and hurled hand-made grenades as policemen and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members stormed the hideout at about 5.30 a.m in the city's Kalyanpur area. Communication equipments and jihadi books were also seized.