A Bangladeshi national was shot dead by Indian Khasias along Sonarhat border in Gowainghat upazila of Sylhet on Friday afternoon.
The deceased is Faruk Miah, 35, son of a certain Jalfu Miah of Lakshmanchhara in the upazila.
Local sources said that the youth went to border (area of sub pillar no. 5 under main pillar 1266) to bring firewood. At some point, he was killed after a bullet from the other side of the border hit him.
Nayeb Subedar Humayun Rashid of BGB 48 battalion at Sonarghat borderline outpost confirmed the matter to Journalist.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) Delwar Hossain of Gowainghat Police Station of Sylhet told that police were dispatched to collect the body from his home and then will be sent to MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital for post-mortem examination.