Shillong: Two intruders were shot dead by
village defence personnel after a group of Bangladeshis tried
to steal forest produce in Meghalaya`s East Khasi Hills
border, official sources said.
Bangladeshi authorities have lodged a protest with the
BSF and a flag meeting between the two border forces was being
convened today, the sources said.
Over 12 Bangladeshis intruded into the Hat Thymmai
area under Pynursla Police Station yesterday with an intent to
pilfer forest produce, the sources said.
The village defence party first warned them and later
fired at them reportedly killing two intruders.
BSF has confirmed the killing of one intruder but
Bangladeshi authorities insisted that two were shot dead.