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Cattle smuggler killed, BSF jawan injured in gunfight along India-Bangladesh border in Assam

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Cattle smuggler killed, BSF jawan injured in gunfight along India-Bangladesh border in Assam 2

An alleged cattle smuggler has been killed by the troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) in a gunfight along the India-Bangladesh border.

The shootout broke out along the India-Bangladesh border in Assam’s South Salmara district.

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One BSF personnel also sustained serious injuries in the gun battle.

According to reports, the gunfight broke out when a gang of cattle smugglers allegedly tried to cross over to Bangladesh with cattle. 

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The cattle smugglers allegedly opened fire on BSF personnel when being challenged. 

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Meanwhile, the BSF informed that the other smugglers managed to escape from the spot.

The deceased smuggler has been identified as 23-year-old Md Mondal. 

Mondal was a resident of Mondal Para in Mankachar police station area. 

Meanwhile, an investigation into the incident has been launched.




Courtesy – nenow.in

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