BSF kills 1 Bangladeshi
Indian Border Security Force (BSF) shot dead a Bangladeshi cattle trader at Panchbibi frontier in Joypurhat early yesterday.
The dead is Azizul Islam, 35, son of Tofazzal Hossain Tofa of Satbaria village in Joypurhat Sadar upazila.
Abdur Razzak Tarafdar, commanding officer of Joypurhat-3 Battalion of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), said Azizul went to India to fetch cattle crossing Uchnah border in Panchbibi upazila early Wednesday.
The BSF opened fire on Azizul when he was returning home through Goespur border in Kishorganj upazila of Dakshin Dinajpur in West Bengal around 3:30am, the BGB official said.
Azizul died on the spot, he added.
Protesting the incident, the BGB officials held meeting with the BSF and demanded the immediate return of the body, the BGB official said.