Cattle smugglers attacked a Border Security Force (BSF) jawan under Guwahati Frontier. The Jawan sustained injury in an along the India-Bangladesh border in Assam’s South Salmara-Mankachar district. The incident took place in an area that falls under the jurisdiction of Deepchar Border Outpost of 6 Battalion BSF under Guwahati Frontier in South Salmara-Mankachar district of state.
In a statement, BSF said, “The BSF personnel on duty observed a group of 20-25 cattle smugglers on both the sides of the international border and they were trying to smuggle the cattle from India to Bangladesh side by taking advantage of fog and poor visibility." It further added, “The smugglers quickly encircled the jawan on duty and attacked him with bamboo sticks and sharp-edged cleaver." The jawan has received the first aid and was sent to nearest the PHC at Gajarkandi in Kukurmara under the South Salamara-Mankachar district of Assam.
Meanwhile, Two cattle-carrying vehicles were set on fire by locals near the Mata Tripura Sundari Temple in Udaipur on Wednesday. The locals also nabbed 4 persons including the drivers and co-drivers of the vehicles.