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BSF shoots another Bangladeshi dead along Kasba border

Border 2024-04-22, 7:35pm

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Brahmanbaria, April 22 --A 23-year-old Bangladeshi youth was killed in firing by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) members on Monday along the Putia border in Kasba Upazila of Brahmanbaria.

The deceased Md Hasan was the son of Jaru Mia of Kaimpur village of Kaimpur union of the upazila. He was a farmer by profession.

According to eyewitnesses and BGB, victim Hasan along with some of his friends went to the zero line area of the Indian border in Putia around 9am.

A member of BSF from Gate No. 3 of that area opened fire, leaving Hasan injured.

His friends Md Yasin and Emon Mia with the help of locals rescued him and brought him to Kasba Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared him dead.

Raju Ahmed, officer-in-charge of Kasba police station, said that the body of the youth killed in BSF firing was kept in the upazila health complex. It would be sent to the district Sadar hospital morgue for post-mortem, he added.

Sultanpur 60BGB Captain (CO) Javed Bin Jabbar said that they are investigating the matter.

Meanwhile, a meeting was held between BGB and BSF in the afternoon.

In the meeting, BGB formally protested the incident.

Expressing sorrow over the incident, BSF assured that such an untoward incident should not happen again. UNB