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BGB men open fire after crash kills 2 jawans

BGB men open fire after crash kills 2 jawans

Aggrieved by two fellow jawans getting killed in a road accident, armed BGB men went wild in Phulbari of Dinajpur yesterday leading to a clash with locals that left 13 people injured, including three with bullet wounds. The incident left Dhaka-Dinajpur highway blocked. Police and locals said Border Guard Bangladesh jawans Al Amin, 19, and...

BGB rescues 34 at Benapole frontier

BGB rescues 34 at Benapole frontier

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive rescued 34 people, including 10 women and three children, from Putkhali border in Jessore this morning while being trafficked to India. The rescued people are hailed from Bagerhat, Narail and Gopalganj districts. Being tipped off, a BGB team conducted a drive in the border and rescued...

2 BGB men killed in Dinajpur road crash

2 BGB men killed in Dinajpur road crash

Two BGB men were killed as a truck hit their motorcycle on the Dhaka-Dinajpur highway in Phulbari upazila of Dinajpur, sparking a clash between the paramilitary forces and the locals this afternoon. At least 13 people were injured, three by bullets, as aggrieved BGB members of nearby Battalion-29 attacked local people and fired bullets...

2 BGB men killed in Khagrachhari grenade blast

2 BGB men killed in Khagrachhari grenade blast

Two members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) were killed and four injured when a grenade went off accidentally during training in Khagrachhari cantonment area this afternoon. The deceased are Nayek Subedar Mohammad Abul Kashem and Sepoy Mohammad Hasan, Commander of BGB battalion-16 Lt Col Khaled Bin Yusuf told our Khagrachhari correspondent. The explosion took place...

6 rescued from Benapole frontier during trafficking

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued six people, including three women, while they were being trafficked to India through Putkhali border point in Jessore early today. All the victims hailed from different areas of Narail Sadar upazila. Shamsur Rahman, in-charge of Putkhali BGB-23 camp, said a team of the border force, on secret information, conducted a drive in the border area early in the morning and arrested the six people while they were being trafficked to India. Quoting the arrestees, BGB sources said...

BGB deployed ahead of 48-hr Jamaat hartal

BGB deployed ahead of 48-hr Jamaat hartal

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) were deployed in the capital as well as different parts of the country this evening, ahead of the 48-hour hartal to be enforced by Jamaat-e-Islami. The paramilitary force members started patrolling different strategic points of the city alongside members of other law enforcement agencies, said sources at the...

100 indigenous families at a loss

100 indigenous families at a loss

The acquisition of land for building BGB sector headquarters in Bandarban threatens the means of livelihood of more than 100 indigenous families. More than a month ago, the home ministry gave its approval to acquire 34 acres of land for building the headquarters along the Bandarban-Rowangchhari road in Bandarban Sadar upazila. Inhabitants of two Marma...

BSF shoots 2 Bangladeshis in Thakurgaon

BSF shoots 2 Bangladeshis in Thakurgaon

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) members shot two Bangladeshis along Baliadangi frontier in Thakurgaon in the early hours of today, 24 hours into a top-level flag meeting between the two countries to restrain firing on unarmed civilians on the border. The victims were identified as Chainu Mia, 30, son of Dudu Mia and Md...

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BGB deployed in country

BGB deployed in country

Authorities this evening deployed paramilitary Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) at different parts of the country including Dhaka to ward off violence centring the pronouncement of the war crimes trial verdict on Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami tomorrow. The paramilitary forces were deployed at 7:00pm, a BGB official told The Daily Star. A tribunal in Dhaka...

Khaleda’s Natore rally rescheduled on Nov 1

Khaleda’s Natore rally rescheduled on Nov 1

BNP-led 20-party alliance has rescheduled its rally in Natore on November 1 to garner public supports in favour of the party’s demand for election under a nonparty caretaker government. The rally was scheduled to be held there on October 30. Authorities this evening deployed paramilitary Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) at different parts of the country...

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