Our Correspondent, Chapainawabganj
Indian Border Security Force (BSF) gunned down a Bangladeshi cattle trader along Poladanga border of Sadar upazila yesterday morning.
The dead was identified as Monir Hossain, 24, son of Entaj Ali of Kodalkathi village of sadar upazila.
Major Nazrul Islam, operation officer of 39 Rifles Battalion of BDR, said the BSF troops from DMC outpost of Murshidabad in India opened fire on some Bangladeshi cattle traders while they were entering Bangladesh with their cattle at about 5:00am.
The firing killed Monir on the spot, he said.
BSF took away the body after the incident.
BDR sent letters to its counterpart protesting the killing and demanding immediate return of the body.