Cattle smugglers attack BSF near the Bengal border.
A group of between 15 and 20 suspected cattle smugglers was captured by Border Security Force (BSF) at around 2 am in the vicinity of the outpost bordering Daribas within West Bengal’s Coochbehar sector.
The BSF troops fought back, but they quickly surrounded and attacked the soldiers. One jawan fired self-defense, injuring one of the criminals transported to the hospital.
The criminals fled the area, taking advantage of dense fog and the night, but during the course, one of them was hit by a shoulder, as per BSF.
“BSF Jawan fired from a Pump Action Gun to disperse the criminals. But they tried to take the weapon from one jawan and inflicted injury to the other. In fear of I, inent danger to his life jawan fired from his gun in self-defense. But these warning shots did not deter them, and they continued to surround the jawans” stated BSF in an official statement.
“The victim was treated for immediate first aid by the BOP Gitaldah and was treated by the unit doctor. He was later transferred for treatment at Civil Hospital Dinhata and further to MJN Hospital at Coochbehar,” it said.
The victim was identified as an active cattle smuggler. His spouse is also involved in transnational crimes and is in Coochbehar Jail under NDPS Act, According to the Force.
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