Bangladeshi youth shot by BSF
A Bangladeshi youth was shot by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at a point between Ratnai and Cotpara border under Baliadangi upazila of the district early Thursday.
The injured Latiful Islam, 25, son of Alimul Islam of Dholaibosti village in Baliadangi upazila of the district is receiving treatment at Islampur Hospital in Uttar Dinajpur in West Bengal, India, Commanding Officer of 30, Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Battlion Lt Colonel Khademul Bashar said.
Lt Colonel Bashar told this correspondent over cell phone that Indian Border Guards of Belkuchi camp opened fire on Latiful while he was illegally crossing the border near Pillar No 383/2-S at around 4:00am.
BSF then picked him up and took him to Islampur Hospital.
A company commander level flag meeting was held on the zero line of the same border where BGB protested the matter for opening fire on an unarmed civil man.