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BSF kills a Bangladeshi national
November 15th, 2016 at 2:42 pm
BSF kills a Bangladeshi national

Dhaka – Indian Border Security Force have shot down a Bangladeshi man in south-western frontier district of Satkhira, officials said on Tuesday.

The incident occurred on Khuskhali bordering Indian Ahmahdia district, leaving Moslem Uddin, 32, killed in the early hours of the day, said Border Guard Bangladesh officer Mohammad Ali.

The victim was a cattle trader and hailed from Phacroki village in Sadar of Satkhira district, said the officer.

A group of the cattle traders were trying to cross the border near the main pillar 11 in the area and BSF fired their guns on them at one stage, leaving Uddin dead on the scene, said BGB officer.

BSF arrested another Bangladesh man while the others managed to flee, Ali added.

The BGB lodged protest against the killing by their Indian counterpart on the frontiers, he said.

November 9, Indian BSF shot a Bangladeshi man to death in north-eastern frontier district of Sylhet. On September 25, they gunned down a Bangladeshi man in northern Kurigram district.

On September 23, the Indian force killed two Bangladeshi nationals in Kurigram in the north and Jhenidah in the southwest.