Bangladesh mutiny hits trade, movement across India-Bangladesh border

Akhaura (Tripura), Feb 27 : Border trade in Tripura has been hit after the India-Bangladesh border was closed following mutiny by Bangladesh paramilitary ranks in Dhaka.

Heavy gunfire raged through the headquarters of the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) in Dhaka on Wednesday, killing nearly 50 people.

Following the incident in Dhaka, Border Security Force (BSF) went on high alert along the entire 857-km India-Bangladesh border of Tripura.

Trucks carrying goods across the border were stalled at the Akhaura check post near Agartala, as BSF guards mounted vigil.