Kokrajhar, Aug 4: A Sasastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel was shot dead today by an unidentified person in Malibhita area in Assam's Chirang district, near the Indo-Bhutan border.
Lance naik Rana Sharma was traveling to a Border Out Post (BOP) in the sector on a motorbike with a colleague. He was shot at when he got off the bike to purchase something.
The assailant managed to escape.
Meanwhile, a businessman of Kokrajhar, was kidnapped from Datgiri area near the Indo-Bhutan border last evening.
No outfit has claimed responsibility yet.