|Published : 23 Sep 2016, 10:06:31 | Updated : 23 Sep 2016, 12:17:53|
Two Bangladeshis shot dead by BSF in Kurigram, Jhenidah
Two Bangladeshi nationals were shot dead by the members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Kurigram and Jhenidah districts early Friday.
In Jhenidah, Jashim Mandal, 32, was shot dead by BSF troops along Baghadanga bordering area in Maheshpur upazila early Friday.
Idris Ali, Nayek Subedar of BGB Maheshpur camp, said when Jashim along with some other people went to Hazrar Khal area for bringing cattle around 4:00am the BSF members of Ramnagar camp opened fire on them, leaving Jashim dead on the spot.
The BSF men dragged the body into the Indian territory while the others managed to flee.
Meanwhile, in Kurigram, another Bangladeshi youth was shot dead by BSF troops near Goytarpar frontier in Roumari upazila early Friday.
The deceased was identified as Dukhu Mia, 28, son of Abdul Hye of Fakirpara village in the upazila.
Commanding officer of Jamalpur BGB-35 Battalion Lieutenant Colonel Rafiqul Islam said the BSF members opened fire on some Bangladeshi men when they went near the main pillar no 1068 around 5:00 am, leaving Dukhu Mia dead on the spot.
A letter has been sent to the BSF authorities protesting the incident, he said to a news agency.