Youth killed in BSF firing along Kushtia border

United News of Bangladesh | Published: 12:24, Oct 09,2017


A Bangladeshi national was allegedly shot to death by members of Indian Border Security Force along Daulatpur border in Kushtia on Sunday night.

The deceased was identified as Bulbul Hossian, 24, a resident of village Jamalpur in Daulatpur upazila.

Sources at Border Guard Bangladesh said a patrol team of BSF of Nasirapara camp in Nadia district of India opened fire at a gang of suspected drug smugglers numbering 7-8 while they were entering Bangladesh through the border around 2:00am.

Later, police recovered the bullet-hit body from Mathurapur Bazar in the upazila.

Nayek Subedar Abdur Razzak, commanding officer of Jamalpur camp under BGB battalion-47, said they had heard that a Bangladeshi national sustained bullet injury by BSF men’s firing in the Indian territory.

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