A Bangladeshi youth was shot dead by members of Border Security Force of India along Dongaon border area in Haripur upazila of Thakurgaon on early Monday.
The deceased was Sumon, 22, son of Shafirul Islam, a resident of Dangipara village.
Lieutenant Colonel Samiun Nabi, commanding officer of Border Guard Bangladesh 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 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.
Want stories like this in your inbox?
Sign up to exclusive daily email
More Stories from Country