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BSF firing kills a boy named Mohammad Sujon Ali at Chor Majardia border of Poba Upazila in Rajshahi

On October 7, 2012 at around 11:30 pm Mohammad Sujon Ali (16), son of Mohammad Shukur Ali and Tazzema Begum of Chor Majardia village in Haripur Union Porishod of Poba Upazila in Rajshahi district had gone fishing at a branch of the Padma River between sub pillar 1 and 2 of the 61st main pillar at the Bangladesh-India border when the Border Security Force (BSF) of India shot Sujon to death. Sujon went to lay a fishnet in the river near the Chor Majardia border in Rajshahi district around 5:00pm that day and returned home. At around 11:30pm, he went back to the river to collect the fishes with the help of his torchlight. This time, members of Harubhanga BSF camp under Raninagar Thana of Murshidabad district opened fire at him. Sujon died on the spot in the BSF fire, claim his mother and uncle.

Sujon Ali studied till the fifth grade. He was unable to continue his studies as his family was insolvent and there were no middle schools in Chor Majardia. Sujon helped his family by farming. Sujon occasionally went fishing for his family at the branch of the Padma river.

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