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In raids, Bangladeshis nab 100 drug suspects

By JULHAS ALAM The Associated Press

This article was published May 27, 2018 at 3:03 a.m.

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Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) soldiers stand guard during a raid on suspected drug dealers at Mohammadpur Geneva Camp in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, May 26, 2018. More than 60 suspected drug peddlers have been killed and over 3000 suspects detained across Bangladesh as security agencies have launched a nationwide anti-drugs crackdown since early May. (AP Photo/ Mehedi Hasan)

Security officials in Bangladesh said they raided an area in the capital on Saturday and detained at least 100 suspects as part of a nationwide drug crackdown, amid accusations that extrajudicial killings have taken place during the effort.

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