7 BSF men suspended for killing a BD teenager

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Dhaka, May 16: The Indian government has suspended seven of its Border Security Force (BSF) in connection for killing of a Bangladeshi teenager in Chuadanga.

BSF has also formed an inquiry body to investigate into the incident, a press statement of the Indian high commission in Dhaka said on Monday.

Shihab Uddin Sajal, 18, was killed and three others injured when BSF border troopers opened fire on them when they were plucking mangos from trees on Sunday.

The press release said India is committed to upholding the provisions of the Comprehensive Border Management Plan to secure peace, safety and security on India-Bangladesh border for achieving the goal of bringing the number of fatal incidents on the border to zero.

The incident comes at a time when a high-level delegation of the Border Security Force, led by its Director General K K Sharma, is in Dhaka for the annual border talks with their counterparts Border Guard Bangladesh.

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