Youth shot dead by Indian national

Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Published: 23:34, Jul 11,2020


A Bangladeshi youth was shot to death in Sylhet border reportedly by a Khasia man of India Saturday afternoon.

The victim was identified as Babul Miah, 28, son of Amir Hossain of Lamargaon village at Companiganj upazila in the district, Companiganj police officer-in-charge AK Nazrul Islam said.

Local people said that a Khasia man opened fire at Babul at about 4:00pm, when he went near the borderline near Uthma outpost of Border Guard Bangladesh at comaniganj upazila to collect firewood, leaving him dead on the spot.

Nazrul Islam said that they recovered the body from the spot after being informed by the local people. In the past one month, three Bangladeshi nationals, including Babul, were killed by Khasia people along Sylhet border.

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