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Bangladeshi national shot dead by BSF in Tripura

A group of Bangladeshi timber smugglers were crossing the border when BSF men opened fire.

india Updated: Oct 05, 2006 17:28 IST
Press Trust of India
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A Bangladeshi national wason Wednesdayshot dead by the BSF on the India-Bangladesh border at Samarganj in South Tripura district, police said.

A group of Bangladeshi timber smugglers were crossing the border when BSF men challenged them.

As the Bangladeshis did not stop, theBSF opened fire and the body of a Bangladeshi was later recovered from the spot, police said.

First Published: Oct 05, 2006 17:28 IST