BSF shoots Bangladeshi to death

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Map of Lalmonirhat: Prothom AloA Bangladeshi national was allegedly shot to death by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along Burimari border in Patgram upazila of Lalmonirhar early Wednesday, reports news agency UNB.

The deceased is Farid Uddin, 22, son of Shamsul Haque, of Patgram upazila.

A Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) member seeking anonymity said a patrol team of BSF opened fire at the cattle traders while they went to border pillar No. 843 for bringing cattle around 4:00 am, leaving one dead on the spot and another injured.

The injured Akkas Ali, 26, of Ufarmara village adjacent to Burimari border, was firstly taken to Patgram Upazila Health Complex and later shifted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital.

Major Mehedi Hasan, director of BGB battalion-61, said they sent a letter to BSF strongly protesting the incident.

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