BENAPOLE, Aug 17 (UNB): A fresh tension broke out along the Agrabhulot-Benapole border as the Indian Security Force (BSF) shot and injured two Bangladeshi cattle traders Wednesday night.
The Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) sources said the BSF troops of Banyabaria camp indiscriminately fired on a group of cattle traders at about 11:30 pm when they were returning to Bangladesh with cattle from India.
Two of the traders, Abul Qashem (25), son of Sarbat Ali and Alamgir Hossain (24), son of Din Mohammad, of Agrabhulot village sustained bullet wounds but managed to flee from the clutches of the BSF.
The BDR lodged strong protest to their BSF counterpart in this regard.
BSS from Zakiganj adds: people, who fled away during the heavy exchange of fire between India and Bangladesh border security forces at Amalshid frontier last week, are coming back home after a commander level meeting held between the BDR and BSF.
Commanding Officer of the BDR 38 Battalion Lieutenant Colonel Abu Tasnim told Thursday some people are yet to get back home as they are still in panic following the large scale skirmishes.
Tasnim said both BDR and BSF have pulled out their additional forces, deployed earlier on the border, as per the decision taken at their commander level flag meeting.