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BSF kills Bangladeshi at C'nawabganj border

  • Published at 11:58 am June 20th, 2019
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File photo of a member of Border Security Force (BSF) seen patrolling along the India-Bangladesh border Collected

The incident occurred on Thursday around 3:30am

A Bangladeshi man was killed by India’s Border Security Force (BSF) at Shingnagar border of Shibganj upazila in Chapainawabganj around 3:30am on Thursday.

The deceased was identified as Manarul Islam, 30.

Local Union Parishad (UP) member Habibur Rahman confirmed the incident.

Locals said Manarul — along with 10-12 people — had entered India through Shingnagar border to Harun garden to get some cows.

Indian BSF members opened fire at them, killing Manarul on the spot. 

Later, his associates brought his body back to Bangladesh.

Even though several phone calls were made, Bangladesh Border Guards Bangladesh's 53rd Battalion Commander Sazzad Sarowar was unavailable for comment.