Schools at Kalyanpur shut on security reason

The authorities today declared shut at least eight government and non-government schools in Kalyanpur area of Dhaka where an anti militancy drive was going on, reports Bangla daily Prothom Alo.

The schools have been declared closed considering the security of the students, Bangla daily reports quoting the school authorities.

Nine alleged militants were killed this morning during a special drive of the joint forces in Kalyanpur, ending an overnight standoff that ensued with a raid to hunt down “militant den”.