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Youth shot dead by BSF on Lalmonirhat border


A Bangladeshi young man was shot to death by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Lohakuchi border in Aditmari upazila early Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Abu Sayem Hossain Jammu,35, son of Sohrab Hossain, a resident of Talukdulali village of the upazila.BGB and local sources said a team of BSF troops from West Chamta camp in Kuchbihar of India opened fire on a group of cattle traders, including Sayem, near the sub pillar no. 7/8 of the main pillar no. 819 in the bordering area when he along with others was entering Indian territory to bring cattle from there at 3:30 am, leaving Sayed dead on the spot.
Other associates of Sayem, however, escaped from the spot with his body.
BGB Battalion-15 commanding officer Lieutenant Colonel Bazlur Rahman Hayati confirmed the incident saying that they sent a letter to BSF protesting the incident and for holding a flag meeting. – UNB


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