A college student was shot dead by BSF in Fulbari border in Kurigram. The incident happened early Saturday morning in Gangarhat border in Fulbari upazila. The deceased, Mokhlesur (22), son of Abul Hossain of Biddyabagish village, was a graduate student at Fulbari College.
BGB sources said Mokhlesur was hit by a bullet near 939 number pillar when BSF fired at him thinking he was involved in alleged cattle smuggling. Local people first took him to Kurigram Sadar Hospital but as his condition deteriorated, he was transferred to Rangpur Medical College Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
Kashipur BGB Camp Company Commander Mohammed Ali verified the incident.