Bangladeshi youth killed in ‘BSF firing’ in Thakurgaon
Publish- September 10, 2020, 02:48 PM
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Update- September 10, 2020, 04:38 PM
A Bangladeshi young man was gunned down by some members of the Indian Border Security Force along Beurjhari border area in Baliadangi upazila on Thursday morning.
The deceased was identified as Shariful Islam, 30, a fisherman by profession and son of Abdul Hossain of Choto Choruigati village.
Lt Col Shahidul Islam, commanding officer of BGB-50 battalion, said that the incident took place around 11.45 am when a group of fishermen numbering 4-5 was fishing in Nagor river adjoining to the Indian border.
At one stage of fishing, they entered the Indian territory, 50 yards off Bangladesh border.
BSF members from Boro Billah camp in Uttar Dinajpur district of India opened fire on them , leaving Shariful dead on the spot.