Dhaka, March 16 (IANS) Three militants were killed on Thursday in suicide blasts during a raid in Bangladesh's Chittagong city, a police officer said.
"Two militants detonated themselves despite repeated requests to surrender," the officer told Xinhua news agency.
The third militant, a woman, succumbed to her injuries at a hospital.
Sounds of explosions and gunfire were heard from the militants' hideout at about 6 a.m.
The militants were suspected to be members of the Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh extremist group.