BSF commandant attacked in Tripura, evacuated to Kolkata

ANI | Updated: Oct 16, 2017 15:59 IST

Agartala (Tripura)[India], October 16 (ANI): A Tripura Border Security Force (BSF) commandant, Deepak Mondal, was attacked by unknown miscreants on Monday.

Deepak, who belonged to the 145th battalion of the BSF, is reportedly in a critical condition and will be airlifted to Kolkata.

As per the BSF, Mondal was attacked after he challenged a group of people, who were smuggling cattle.

Mondal was on his routine visit to the border area of the Sonamura (Tripura) Police Station, when the smugglers equipped with bricks and lathis attacked him. (ANI)