BSF kills 1 Bangladeshi

The Indian Border Security Force (BSF) shot a Bangladeshi cattle trader dead at Phulbari border of Dinajpur early yesterday, said Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) sources.

The deceased was identified as Nader Ali, 35, son of Md. Bujra of Murari village under Phulbari upazila.

BGB sources of Phulbari 40 Battalion said that a group of cattle traders entered the Indian territory through Amra border early yesterday.

While they were returning with the cattle around 6:00am, BSF members of Darajpur camp under 96 BSF Battalion fired shots at the cattle traders leaving Nader dead on the spot.

Later, the BSF took away the body to their camp.

Md. Tayeb Ul Haque Commanding Officer of BGB Phulbari 40 Battalion said his counterpart is yet to return the body though a flag meeting was underway to address the issue.

The company-level flag meeting between BGB and BSF continued till filing of the report.

Earlier, on May 18, BSF killed another Bangladeshi at Birampur border of the district.

News Source: 
The Daily Star