BSF jawan shot at by smugglers near Bangladesh border

  • | Monday | 8th August, 2022

Kolkata, Aug 8 (PTI) A BSF jawan was shot at by smugglers on Monday evening near the Bangladesh border in West Bengal"s Nadia district, officials said.Acting on a tip-off, a BSF team raided a house in the Chapra area where Phensedyl cough syrup bottles were stored in gunny bags, they said."During the search, about 15-20 smugglers opened fire on the BSF team with country-made weapons. The BSF troopers took cover, but due to the presence of women and children in the area, they could not retaliate," the border force said in a statement."One BSF jawan, Satish Kumar, was injured in the firing. He was immediately taken to a government hospital in Chapra. Some empty cases of bullets fired by the smugglers were recovered from the spot," it said.The armed smugglers also managed to escape, it added. PTI PNT SOM SOM

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