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BSF-civilian clash left 24 injured in Tripura border
Agartala, March 16 -- At least 24 people, including two border guards, were injured when BSF resorted to baton charge on villagers allegedly for trying to help smugglers in despatching cows to Bangladesh last night at Putia village of Sonamura in Sepahijala district.
Official report said the BSF found some people cows were cutting the wire fencing along Indo-Bangladesh border and tried to stop them. Initially they challenged the border guard personnel and attacked BSF jawans that left two personnel - Md Siddiqur Rehaman and Md Amin injured.
Meantime, a group of villagers rushed in support of the smugglers and together attacked the BSF who were only few in numbers. Within 10 minutes BSF reinforcement reached the spot and baton charged to ret...
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