BSF kills cattle trader in Dinajpur
Border Security Force (BSF) of India gunned down a Bangladeshi cattle trader and wounded two others at Chapshar border under Haripur upazila in Thakurgaon at midnight on Tuesday.
The dead man was identified as Md Abdul Jalil, 40, son of late Pobad Ali from Routhnagar village in Ranishankoil upazila in Thakurgaon.
BDR officials said BSF of 142 Moheshgaon Battalion of India, opposite Chapshar outpost of Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) under 14 Battalion of Dinajpur, fired on several Bangladeshi cattle traders who appeared in the no-man's land between the two borders at around 22:40, killing Abdul Jalil on the spot.
After the shooting, BSF personnel dragged the dead body into their territory.
The two others injured, Md Shajahan Ali 25, Md Nasim Uddin, 20, are in critical condition at the Dinajpur Medical College Hospital.
BDR officials has strongly protested the firing incident to their Indian counterparts and urged them to return the dead body.
Meanwhile BSF of Narayanjhothpur camp of India has beaten up a Bangladeshi farmer on Saturday afternoon while he was working at a paddy field near the no-man's land.
Later locals rescued the farmer and rushed him to Tetulia Health Complex. BDR of Panchagarh has protested the incident in writing to BSF.