Two Bangladeshis and two Indians were killed when fighting broke between Indian Border Security Force (BSF) and Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) on Akhaura border on Saturday. Unconfirmed reports however put the death toll higher.
Many locals have fled their homes fearing further gunfight. BDR sources said BSF men entered Bangladesh territory and started looting and BDR resisted the intruders. Meanwhile the director general-level border talks between BDR and BSF ended yesterday in Dhaka without coming to any agreement.