BSF, BDR trade fire along Meghalaya border

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 - 17:42

Shillong: BSF and Bangladesh Rifles
exchanged fire at four places in Meghalaya along the Indo-
Bangla border on Tuesday, escalating tension along the
international boundary.

BDR troopers opened fire on Indian villagers who had
gone for cultivation in an `adverse possession land` near
Noljuri in Meghalaya`s Jaintia Hills district, prompting BSF
to retaliate, BSF sources said.

An Indian woman was reportedly injured in the firing.
Details are awaited.

Later, the two sides exchanged fire at Muktapur,
Ratangtila and Dawki also, sources said.


First Published: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 - 17:42

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