BSF shooting: Two Bangladeshi injured in Benapole, Panchagarh


23rd July, 2019 08:56:20 printer

BSF shooting: Two Bangladeshi injured in Benapole, Panchagarh

Two Bangladesh men were bullet wounded as Indian Border Security Force (BSF) fired gunshots on them in Benapole and Panchagarh districts on Tuesday.

In Benapole, a Bangladeshi national sustained bullet injury as BSF men opened fire on him when he tried to cross the border illegally Raghunathpur border area in the evening.

The injured was identified as Saidur Rahman, 40, son of Noor Islam, of Raghunathpur village.

Lieutenant Colonel Selim Reza, Commander of Battalion 49 of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) said Saidur was rescued by his associates and admitted to Jashore General Hospital.

In Panchagarh, another man was also bullet wounded as BSF members fired gunshots on a group of reported cattle traffickers who tried to enter into India to bring cattle near main pillar of Joydhorvanga border area of Sadar upazila.

The injured Jasim Uddin was taken to Sadar Hospital and later shifted to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital as his condition deteriorated, said Lieutenant Colonel Shah Alam of BGB battalion 56.

A letter has been send to BSF for flag meeting over the matter, he added.