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1 Bangladeshi killed, 2 hurt in BGB firing
Sunday, 31 January 2016
A cattle trader was killed and two others were injured in a firing of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) at Jaluli forntier area under Maheshpur Upazila of Jhenaidah district on Saturday evening.
The deceased was identified as Rafiqul Islam, 35, son of Abdul Malek, hailed from Matila village of the upazila.
Sources said that a group of cattle trader tried to enter into Bangladesh from India illegally. Meanwhile, BGB personnel stopped them. At one stage, the cattle traders attacked the BGB patrol team with lethal weapon. In reply, the BGB men fired three rounds bullets, leaving three people bullet injured.
Later, critically injured Rafiqul Islam was sent to Jessore Hospital but he died on the way of hospital.
Saidul Islam Shahin, officer-in-charge of Maheshpur Police Station said that police forces were sent to the spot.