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Lalmonirhat: Two Bangladeshi cattle traders killed in BSF firing

Two Bangladeshi cattle traders were allegedly shot dead by India's Border Security Force (BSF) along the Burirhat border in Gorol union of Kaliganj upazila early on Friday.

The victims were identified as Asaduzzaman Bhasani, son of Altaf Hossain, and Moslem Uddin, son of Idris Ali of the union.

According to local chairman Mahmudul Islam, a patrol team of BSF opened fire at a group of cattle traders when they went to bring the livestock near pillar no 917 of Burirhat border, leaving two of them dead on the spot.

After the firing, BSF personnel took away the bodies of Asaduzzaman and Moslem Uddin, the chairman added.

Arju Mohammad Sajjad Hossain, acting officer-in-charge of Kaliganj Police Station, said that they are investigating the case.

Source: United News of Bangladesh