Bangladeshi fisherman allegedly killed in Myanmar firing

Dhaka, Feb 6 (IANS) A Bangladeshi fisherman was allegedly killed by Myanmar’s border guards on Monday morning, an official said.

The official told Xinhua news agency that a group of Myanmar’s Border Guard Police (BGP) intruded into Bangladeshi waters on a speedboat and opened fire, killing fisherman Nurul Amin, 32, on the spot.

Another fisherman was injured when the BGP opened fire.

An emergency medical officer told the media that Amin sustained shots to the chest and he died from excessive bleeding before he could be taken to hospital.

–IANS

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