Bangladeshi gunned down by BSF along Thakurgaon border
Another picked up
22 Apr 2019, 10:35
Thakurgaon: A Bangladeshi youth was gunned down by members of Border Security Force of India at Dongaon border in Haripur upazila early Monday.
The deceased was identified as Sumon, 22, son of Shafirul Islam, a resident of Dangipara village, reports the UNB.
Lt Col Samiun Nabi, commanding officer of BGB-50 Battalion, said that the BSF members from Basatpur camp opened fire on a group of cattle traders when they went to border pillar no 357, leaving Sumon dead on the spot.
The BSF members also picked up another youth Masud Rana, 20, son of Enadul.
BGB protested the incident and urged the BSF force to hold a flag meeting, said the BGB official adding that the flag meeting is likely to be held around 12:00pm.