Man killed by BSF as border meet held to solve issues

Agencies | Published: 15:11, Jan 21,2020 | Updated: 00:58, Jan 22,2020


A young man was shot dead by Indian Border Security Force along border of Panchagarh Sadar upazila on Tuesday, while Border Guard Bangladesh and BSF held a meeting on Chapainawabganj frontier to solve all border issues.

A Bangladeshi youth was shot dead by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along Mominpara border in Panchagarh Sadar upazila early Tuesday, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Hasan Ali, 25, son of Tabibor Rahman of Khalpara area of the upazila.

Local people spotted Hasan’s body near pillar No 752, said Lieutenant Colonel Md Mamunul Haque, company commander of BGB-56.

Meanwhile, Border Guard Bangladesh and Indian Border Security Force in a meeting on Tuesday agreed to solve all border issues through flag meetings, reports BSS.

The meeting between 53 battalion of BGB and 78 battalion of BSF was held at Shingnagar frontier in Chapainawabganj district.

The 20-member Bangladesh team was led by commanding officer of 53 battalion Lieutenant Colonel Md Mahbubur Rahman Khan and the 18-member Indian team was led by the commandant of 78 battalion Shree Bijoy Kumar Sing.

The meeting started at 11:30am and continued till 1:30pm.

During the meeting, they discussed different border issues including stoppage of border killings, inter-border crimes, illegal border crossing and drug smuggling.

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