A cattle smuggler was shot dead by BSF troops near the Indo-Bangla international border in Tripura’s Sepahijala district on Saturday.

The smuggler identified as Rabiul Miah died of bullet injuries during a clash with the BSF personnel. The cattle smuggler was trying to cross the border at Putia under Sonamura subdivision when the incident took place.

Three BSF personnel also received injuries in the clash with the cattle smugglers. As per reports, at least four smugglers were trying to cross the border.