Al Fahad

2020-02-16 21:13:12 BdST

12 Bangladeshis killed along border in Jan: ASK

A total of 12 Bangladeshis were killed in violence-related incidents along the country's border in January 2020, according to a local independent rights body.

The Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) report noted that nine people were shot dead while three others succumbed to physical torture in the border areas in first month of the year.

Five persons were also abducted during the same period in the border while two others injured, the report added.

The ASK report said that a total of 43 Bangladeshis were killed in incidents of violence along the borders in 2019 while the number was 14 in 2018.

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