On 23rd Sept 2021 (Evening) in an unfortunate incident, which started with a minor altercation at the duty Observation Post near the border fencing, ultimately led to fratricidal cross firing in which two BSF personnel namely HC/GD Satbir Singh and CT/GD Pratap Singh of 20 Bn BSF died at the spot and one BSF personnel namely SI/GD Ram Kumar, Post Commander of BOP Khagracheri received bullet injury on his both legs.
Police officials said the incident occurred at a border outpost in the Silachari area of Gomati district at around 7 p.m.
The incident took place near the Fence Gate on Indo-Bangladesh International Border of BOP Khagracheri, which falls under Police Station- Silacheri, Sub Division- Karbook, District- Gomati (Tripura).
A departmental inquiry is being conducted to find out the actual cause of the incident.
An FIR has been lodged at Police Station- Silacheri and the matter is under investigation by local police.