Three suspected drug traders were killed in a gunfight with police in two separate spots in Jashore early Monday.
The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.
Police claimed that the deceased were drug traders.
Azmal Huda, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station said acting on tip off that a group of drug peddlers were locked into a gun battle in Sheikh Hati and Kholadanga area of the district town, police conducted raid in the areas early Monday and found the three bullet hit bodies and 400 pieces of Yaba pills.
Kollol Kumar Saha, emergency department doctor of Jashore hospital said that police brought three bullet-hit bodies in the hospital.