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Shillong, Jan 08:
Three people were injured including two BSF jawans after being attacked by the suspected Bangladeshi nationals along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Jaintia Hills.
In the first incident, one person identified as Pratap Bareh (35) of Amdoh village near Dawki was seriously injured after his house was attacked by suspected Bangladeshi nationals on Wednesday wee hours.
After receiving information about the incident at around 3 am, the officer-in-charge of Dawki police station rushed to the Amdoh village along with the patrol party.
On reaching the village, the police were informed that at around 12 midnight a group of around 10 to 15 suspected Bangladeshi nationals came to the house of the victim and looted cash, mobile phones and 1 SBBL gun.
According to police, the victim had initially shot one round at the intruders before the gun was snatched from him.
Meanwhile, in another incident, two BSF personnel were injured after being assaulted by another group of 10 to 15 near Rongtila BOP assaulted.
According to police, the suspected Bangladeshi nationals had also snatched away the weapons of the BSF personnel.
After conducting a search inside the jungle, the BSF recovered the weapons which were snatched from the two jawans. The two BSF jawans who were injured were taken to Dawki PHC for treatment.
In connection with the two incidents, the Deputy Inspector General of Police (Eastern Range) Meghalaya visited Dawki and the places of occurrence to take stock of the situation and supervised the law and order arrangements in the presence of the West Jaintia Hills Deputy Commissioner, Superintendent of Police and Amlarem Sub Divisional Police Officer.