58 বাংলাদেশের স্বাধীনতা যুদ্ধ দলিলপত্র : দশম খন্ড On 4 December the guerillas in Hathazari area received information that the Pakistanis had started arresting the people in Katirhat bazar area on suspicion of being members of the liberation forces. The Pakistani is burnt down a number of houses and arrested 30 Bengalees who were taken to the market to be shot. On this information the guerillas in the area raided Katirhat immediately. In the ensuing battle 6 Pakistanis were killed, while others fled to their nearby camp. The guerillas released the arrested persons and withdrew to their respective shelters. When the war broke out on 3 December, the guerillas intensified their activities behind Pakistani lines and carried out larger number of raids and ambushes. On 9 December the guerilla company operating in Nazirhat area attacked the Pakistanis there. This company under Lt. Shawkat killed 20 enemy soldiers and inflicted heavy casualties on them. The Pakistanis left their dead and fled toward Chittagong. We suffered 5 killed and 3 wounded. Sd/-......... 20 March, 1983.