DHAKA, Bangladesh

Indian border troops allegedly shot dead two Bangladeshi cattle traders on Wednesday morning, police said.

“With the help of Border Guards Bangladesh, we recovered two bullet-ridden bodies of Bangladeshi citizens this morning,” Omar Faruk, chief of the police station in the northern Lalmonirhat district frontier, told Anadolu Agency.

“One of them was found dead, the other died on way to hospital,” he added.

The deceased have been identified as Suruj Islam, 18, and Suruj Mia, 37.

The bodies have been sent for autopsy.

There has been a rise in border killings of Bangladeshi citizens by Indian forces, with

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