A Bangladeshi youth was shot dead by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along Burimari border in Patgram upazila of Lalmonirhat early today.
The deceased is Faridul Islam Farid, 21, son of Shamsul Islam at Ambari village of Burimari border, reports our Lalmonirhat correspondent.
Sources at Border Guard Bangladesh of Burimari camp said a BSF patrol team of Bari camp opened fire when Farid crossed into India to bring Indian cattle around 4:30am.
Confirming the incident, Acting Commanding Officer of Rangpur 61 BGB Battalion Major Mohammad Hasan said a protest letter was sent to BSF with a call to hold a flag meeting in this regard.
BGB will get back the body, which was left on no-man's land, after the flag meeting, the BGB official said.