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One killed in ‘BGB firing’ in Sunamganj

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 21:30, 6 March 2021  
One killed in ‘BGB firing’ in Sunamganj

A suspected smuggler was killed as members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) opened fire centering a clash with cattle smugglers in Bangao area of Mangalkata under Sadar upazila of Sunamganj on Saturday (March 6) afternoon.

The deceased was known as Kamal Hossain, 40, son of Abdul Awal.

Sunamganj-28 BGB commander lieutenant colonel Maksudul Alam confirmed the matter.

BGB said, carrying 30 cattle, 20/26 smugglers were crossing borders illegally this afternoon. Meanwhile, BGB personnel stopped them which triggered a clash. At one stage, BGB lance naik Thu Hola Mong Marma received injury when smugglers attacked him with a lethal weapon. Later, BGB men fired two rounds of bullets, leaving Kamal injured.

The injured was sent to Sunamganj Sadar Hospital where duty doctor declared him dead.

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