Saturday, 14 April 2012

BSF 'kills' Bangladeshi at C'nawabganj border

Sat, Apr 14th, 2012 4:22 pm BdST

Chapainawabganj, Apr 14 ( – Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday gunned down a Bangladeshi cattle trader along Chapainawabganj border.

Lt Col Jahangir Hossain, commander of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) 39 Battalion in Chapainawabganj, said the shooting took place at Chowka border of Shibganj upazila early in the morning.

The deceased was identified as Faruk Hossain, 25, son of Jasim Uddin from Parchowka village in the upazila.

Faruk died on the spot when BSF members of 125 Battalion of Shabdelpur fired on Bangladeshi cattle traders who were returning to Bangladesh from India with cattle around 5:30am, the BGB battalion commander said.

"BSF took away Faruk's body. Others fled the scene," Jahangir added.

He said BGB has sent a letter asking the BSF to return the body.

On Apr 4, another Bangladeshi was killed by BSF along Shingnagar border in Chapainawabganj.

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