The incident occurred close to the BSF’s Bansghata submit within the North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal through the intervening evening of three to 4 July.
Kolkata: Three Border Security Force (BSF) personnel have been injured in an assault by Bangladeshi smugglers alongside the India-Bangladesh worldwide border in West Bengal, officers mentioned on Saturday.
The incident befell close to the Bansghata submit of the BSF within the North 24 Parganas district of the state through the intervening evening of three to 4 July, they mentioned.
Troops of the 107th battalion of the pressure had laid an ambush within the border space and when a bunch of 10-12 Bangladeshi smugglers was noticed within the useless of the evening (round 3:30 am), the BSF males challenged them.
“The smugglers encircled the BSF party and brutally attacked them with bamboo sticks and sharp-edged cleaver-like weapons called ”Dah”,” a senior BSF officer mentioned. Three BSF males have been injured on this assault, he mentioned.
The troops fired 5 rounds from their non-lethal pump motion gun in self-defense and subsequently, the miscreants ran throughout the border in the direction of Bangladesh, the officer mentioned.
A packet containing eight kilograms of ”ganja” or marijuana was seized from the incident web site, he added.
It is known that one or two of the attackers have been injured within the firing by the BSF troops, the officer mentioned.
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