Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Indian border guards allegedly shot dead a Bangladeshi cattle trader and injured two others along Dhannokhola frontier of Benapole in Jessore early Saturday, police said
The deceased was identified as Rashedul Islam, 25, of Matipukur village in Sharsha upazila (sub-district) of the district.
A local police official said when a group of cattle traders were entering into Bangladesh from India along with cattle, Indian Border Security Force (BSF) troops of Sutey camp opened fire on them, leaving Rashedul dead on the spot and two others injured at about 4:50 am (local time).
Another local police officer said on information, Benapole port police rushed to the spot, recovered the body and sent it to Jessore General Hospital morgue for autopsy.
BBN/SSR/AD-21Jan21-9:10 pm (BST)