(Dist- Malda & Murshidabad)
On March 18, Prasanto Chowdhary, a resident of Phallimari village under South Bengal Frontier’s 44 Battalion, was fishing in the river when he was bitten by a venomous snake on his toe. The company commander was informed, and Chowdhary was promptly evacuated to Bubulchandi Hospital by BSF vehicle. His condition is now stable.
In another incident, similar example was set by jawans of the 35 Battalion at the Border Out Post Lavangola.Anarul Mandal, a 50-year-old farmer from Char Lavangola village, suffered a serious injury when his hand got trapped in a thresher machine while harvesting crops. BSF Nursing Assistant at the Lavangola Camp administered first aid, and the farmer was evacuated to Kanapukur Hospital for treatment by BSF ambulance. His condition is also out of danger.
The relatives of the injured persons expressed their gratitude to the Border Security Force for their humanitarian work, stating that the BSF is always ready to support the villagers in every happiness and sorrow.
The spokesperson for South Bengal Frontier conveyed their satisfaction with the jawans’ commendable work. They highlighted that the Border Security Force is dedicated to ensuring the welfare of border residents, in addition to preventing border crimes, to promote cordial relations.
( Source: BSF )