Update September 19, 2015

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BGB-BSF flag meeting held in Joypurhat

Sumel Sarker

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BGB-BSF flag meeting held in Joypurhat

19 Septembar 2015, Nirapad News: A sector commander-officer-level flag meeting between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Indian border security force (BSF) was held today at Ramkrisnapur in Joypurhat.

Colonel Khalequzzaman, sector commander of Dinajpur BGB, led the four-member Bangladesh side while Jorge Bandhiram, DIG of Royganj sector BSF, led the Indian side.

The meeting was held soon after killing a Bangladeshi national and injured four others by the Indian BSF at Bhutiapara frontier in Joypurhat today morning.

The dead was identified as Sayem Uddin, 32.

Lt Col Abdur Razzak, Tarafdar of Joypurhat-3 battalion of BGB, confirmed it and said that the BGB protested against firing in the meeting.

The BSF assured the meeting that they will investigate into the firing incident.

During the one hour meeting, both the BGB and the BSF agreed to maintain boarder areas normal.

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