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News Report
Paramilitary frontier forces of Bangladesh and India concluded a summit meet in Dhaka Saturday with agreement on conducting
joint anti-crime patrol and bringing border killings to 'zero level' as many Bangladeshi nationals fall victim.
In a joint statement on the talks the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) announced
their commitment to use of lethal weapons only as “last resort” to check cross-
border criminal activities.
“Our policy is to bring down this (border)
killing to ‘zero level’--we are committed
to that,” BSF chief Rakesh Asthana told a
joint press conference at the end of the
four-day director-general- level meet at
BGB’s Pilkhana headquarters in Dhaka.
He i...  read more>>

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