BSF attack Bangladesh village in Panchagarh, torch house

The Indian Border Security Force (BSF) intruded into the Bangladesh territory and torched a house in Tiapara along Ghagra frontier in Sadar upazila on Sunday.

Locals said a group of BSF members, numbering 10/15, from Tiapara camp entered Bangladesh through main pillar No 757 (2) in the morning.

bsfLater, they stormed into the house of farmer Asadur Rahman and vandalised it before setting it on fire, reports UNB.

When contacted, Asadur Rahman said the BSF men obstructed him to build the house. As he constructed the house defying the obstruction, the BSF men torched it in the morning.

On information, commanding officer of Border Guard Bangladesh Battalion-18 Lt Col Ariful Haque and deputy commanding officer Major AKM Shamim Rana visited the spot.

The BGB also sent a letter to BSF protesting the incident.