An army man was shot dead by unknown criminals in Rangamati today.
Deceased Nasim, 19, was a soldier of Bangladesh Army, said a press release of Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR).
Nasim sustained bullets as a group of armed men started firing indiscriminately on an Army patrol team at Poyatumukh, around four kilometers away from Rajasthali Army camp in the district, said the release.
He was flown by helicopter to Combined Military Hospital in Chattogram where he succumbed to his injuries, it added.
Army personnel have strengthened vigilance in the area and controlled the situation, the ISPR release added.