Toofangunj, Aug 10: Tension prevailed in North Balabhut area in the Toofanganj Police Station area after a clash between BSF and local people. An Indian national Azinur Rehman ¬ was shot dead and two were wounded when BSF jawans allegedly clashed with the villagers at North Balabhut in Cooch Behar.
Acting on a tip-off the BSF jawans raided North Balabhut village to nab the cattle-smugglers.
Locals said that they got wrong information and told them to get back. This resulted in a skirmish between the villagers and the jawans following which BSF fired a few rounds from guns, One of the villagers died on the spot and other two were injured. The villagers demanded a probe against the accused jawans.