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2 Satkhira cattle traders shot by BSF

Star Online Report

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) shot and injured two Bangladeshi cattle traders in Indian territory opposite to Kushkhali border in Satkhira Sadar upazila early today.

One of the injured --  Ziaur Rahman Molla, 26, son of Atiar Molla from Kaliani Chhoygharia village of Sadar upazila -- was rushed to Khulna 250-bed Medical College and Hospital.

Detail about the other injured person, Siddiqur Rahman, could not be known immediately, reports our Satkhira correspondent.

Abu Raihan, chairman of Kushkhali union, said a group of cattle traders went to India through Kushkhali border on Saturday to bring some cattle.

BSF troops of Khalisha camp opened fire when they were returning home crossing the same border around 5:00am that left Ziaur and Siddiqur injured, the chairman said.

The other cattle traders managed to bring the duo to Bangladesh territory.

Acting Commander of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) 38 battalion Nazir Ahmed Bakshi said he heard about the incident and are looking into the matter.

Published: 2:45 pm Sunday, August 17, 2014

Last modified: 9:21 pm Sunday, August 17, 2014

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