Bangladeshi killed by BSF along Chapainawabganj border

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Staff Reporter:

A Bangladeshi national was shot to death by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along Gilabari border in Bholahat upazila early Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Jahirul Islam, 25, son of Enamul Haque of Futanibazar in the upazila.

Commanding officer of Chapainawabganj Battalion-59 of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Mahmudul Hasan said Jahirul along with some other people crossed the zero line and tried to cut the Indian barbed-wire fence around 4:30am.

Members of Kristapur BSF border outpost opened fire on them, leaving Jahirul dead.

He also said they held a flag meeting with BSF in the morning when they protested the killing of the Bangladesh citizen.

BSF told them that the body will be handed over to Bangladesh after autopsy, Mahmudul said.unb

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