Border Force Personnel Shot At By Smugglers Near Bangladesh Border

Acting on a tip-off, a BSF team intercepted a group of smugglers trying to smuggle phensedyl cough syrups across the border in Chapra area, they said.

Border Force Personnel Shot At By Smugglers Near Bangladesh Border

The injured jawan was taken to the hospital for treatment. (Representational)

Kolkata:

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 intercepted a group of smugglers trying to smuggle phensedyl cough syrups across the border in Chapra area, they said.

"When the security personnel tried to stop them, the smugglers opened fire, injuring a jawan. Some empty cases of bullets fired by the smugglers were recovered from the spot," a BSF officer said.

The injured jawan was taken to the hospital for treatment, he said.

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