BSF jawan killed in gunbattle with militants near Bangladesh border in Tripura

Kanchanpur, 19/8: A BSF jawan was killed in a fierce gunbattle with suspected NLFT militants at the India-Bangladesh border in North Tripura’s Kanchanpur sub-division on Friday.


The jawan, identified as Grijesh Kumar of BSF’s 145 Battalion, sustained four bullet wounds during the gunfight.


A BSF team was on area domination operation at Sima-II border outpost area in Kanchanpur subdivision when the firing started from the militants’ side, the officials told PTI.

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