NEW DELHI/ DHAKA, Bangladesh

The recent spike in the killings of civilians along the India-Bangladesh border has created a row between the border guards of two countries.

A meeting conducted last week between the senior border officials of two countries failed to break the ground, with both of them accusing each other of escalation. A flag meeting was called, after killing of seven Bangladeshi civilians in three days from Jan. 21-Jan. 23.

“Indian border guard’s narrative on border killings at the meeting was unacceptable,” Lt. Col. Mohiuddin Ahmed, director of the Bangladesh Border Guards (BGBs) operations division told Anadolu Agency

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