Two Bangladeshi nationals were allegedly shot dead by members of the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along Lohakuchi border in Kaliganj upazila of Lalmonirhat district on Wednesday (November 9) morning.
The deceased are Was Kuruni, 32, and Aynal Haque, 30.
Locals said some Bangladeshi cowherds were crossing the border along with cows with the help of several Indian cattle traders. At that time, a patrol team of the BSF opened fire at them, leaving Waskuruni and Aynal dead on the spot.
Later, fellow cowherds brought the bodies home.
"We sent a team from the police station to the deceased's home in this regard for investigation. Legal steps will be taken after investigation", said Moktarul Islam, Police Station officer in-charge of Aditmari.