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Dhaka Tribune

Bangladeshi killed in BSF firing along Lalmonirhat border

  • 2 others wounded
  • Flag meeting held 
Update : 30 Mar 2024, 02:18 PM

A Bangladeshi man was killed and two others were wounded in firing by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) members early Saturday along the border in Kaliganj upazila in Lalmonirhat.

The deceased has been identified as Murali Chandra, 44, son of Shusheel Gidal of North Balapara area and the injured are Mizanur Rahman and Liton Mia, residents of neighboring Chandrapur area.

According to the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), members of a patrol team of 75-Chitrakot BSF camp opened fire on some Bangladeshi cattle traders along the border, leaving Murali dead and two others injured.

Imtiaz Kabir, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Kaliganj police station, confirmed the matter.

Lt Colonel Md Mofazzal Hossain Akand, commander of Lalmonirhat 15 BGB battalion, said that a flag meeting was held between the two countries over the death of the Bangladeshi national in BSF firing.

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