Indian Border Security Force (BSF) shot dead a Bangladeshi youth on Kalabari border under Patgram upazila of Lalmonirhat district yesterday morning.
The victim was identified as Hasibul Islam, 16, son of Phonir Uddin of Kalabari village under the upazila.
Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) sources said the BSF personnel of Biesbari camp under 79 BSF Battalion opened fire on Hasib while he was walking along the border near pillar no 840 at around 5:00am. Hasib died instantly.
BDR strongly protested the killing through a letter sent to its Indian counterpart. The border guards of Burimari outpost handed over Hasib's body to his family.