A Bangladeshi national was shot dead by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along Kathalia Para border in Biral upazila of Dinajpur district early Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Alam, 40, a cattle trader and son of Moshahok Ali of Kamdebpur in Dharmapur union.
Locals said that BSF members opened fire on Alam when he was passing through a road adjacent to border pillar No 20/10 in S Mohatola area, leaving him dead on the spot.
Later, locals brought the body from the spot.
LT Col Gazi Nahiduzzaman, commanding officer of BGB-42 battalion, said that on information they visited the spot and invited BSF for holding a flag meeting.