Tripura: BSF commandant attacked by cattle smugglers succumbs to injuries

20 October 2017, 04:54 PM

Commandant Deepak Mondal of Border Security Force’s (BSF’s) 145 Bn, who was attacked by cattle smugglers in the border area of Tripura on October 16, has succumbed to his injuries. 

During his routine visit to the border area of PS Sonamura, Commandant Mondal encountered cattle smugglers. He challenged cattle smugglers who in return attacked him with bricks and lathis leaving him in a critical condition.

He had to be airlifted to Kolkata for treatment.

The incident took place near the Belardeppa border post in the Sipahijala district of Tripura when he was allegedly hit by a four-wheeler being used by the smugglers.

Also read: BSF Commandant critical after being attacked by cattle smugglers in Tripura; evacuated to Kolkata

An accompanying Border Security Force jawan fired five rounds from his AK rifle to control the situation.

First Published: Friday, October 20, 2017 04:47 PM

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