Indian Border Security Force (BSF) shot 2 Bangladeshi cattle traders dead while injuring two others at Putkhali frontier near Benapole early Wednesday, our Jessore correspondent reported.
The victims were identified as Faruque Hossain, 26, of Basatpur colony and Habibur Rahman, 25, residence of Barupota village of Benapole.
Commander of Jhumjhumpur headquarter of Border Guard Banladesh, Lt Colonel Motiur Rahman said, several Bangladeshi traders had illegally entered into India to settle cattle purchase negotiations.
He said, when they were returning home, the BSF members of Angrail camp opened fires on them at 12:30am leaving Habibur dead on the spot.
The other cattle traders brought Habibur’s body home. The injured were admitted to different local hospitals, where Faruque succumbed to his injuries, BGB sources said.
A letter has been sent to the BSF protesting against the killings, the Commander added.
Benapole port police sent the bodies to district sadar hospital morgue for autopsy.
Source: New Age