08 May 2024, 18:02

2 Bangladeshi youths killed in BSF firing

Panchagarh, May 8, 2024 (BSS) - Two Bangladeshi youths were killed in the
firing of the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at Kayghat village under
Tetulia upazila here this morning.
The deceased were identified as Yasin Ali, 21, son of Kitab Ali of Brommotol
village and Abdul Jalil, 22, son of Janu Mia of Magura village of the
Panchagarh 18 BGB commandant Lieutenant Colonel Jubahed Hasan said two
Bangladeshi youths have died in Indian territory in the firing of BSF
personnel early morning.
After the incident, a flag meeting was held between BGB and BSF high
officials at Kayghat outpost, he said.
18 Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Battalion Lieutenant Colonel Jubahed Hasan
and 176 Border Security Force (BSF) Commandant S.S. Sirohi and others BGB and
BSF high officials were present at the meeting.
At the meeting, BGB strongly condemned the incident, while BSF officials
claimed that the BSF personnel fired for self-defence. However, BSF expressed
condolences for the incident.

Local people said the BSF personnel took away the body from the spot.
The BSF has yet to hand over the body to BGB.


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