Two BSF jawans have been allegedly assaulted and their weapons have been stolen on Sunday in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district by Bangladeshi farmers who had slipped into India to develop their livestock, in keeping with an announcement issued by the authority, information company PTI reported.
In response to the report, the incident occurred on the Nirmalchar border outpost within the Ranitala police station space whereas two jawans from the thirty fifth battalion have been patrolling.
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The jawans apprehended a bunch of Bangladeshi farmers who have been crossing the border to develop their livestock on Indian farmers’ land, PTI reported.
Shortly after, lots of of Bangladeshis stormed into India and attacked the jawans with sticks and ‘dah,’ a sharp-edged instrument generally utilized in farming, in keeping with the BSF assertion.
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As soon as the 2 troopers have been critically damage, the Bangladeshis escaped, stealing their rifles.
When safety officers realized of the occasion, they hurried to the scene and took the 2 jawans to the closest hospital, in keeping with the report.
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The Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) was notified concerning the incidence, and a flag assembly was requested in order that the jawans’ weapons could possibly be retrieved, in addition to to stop comparable conditions sooner or later.
The BSF has filed a grievance with the police station at Ranitala.
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In response to the assertion, Indian farmers have been complained about crop theft and destruction by Bangladeshis.
(With Inputs From PTI)