Friday, February 27, 2009

34 bodies recovered from BDR mass-grave

UNB says thirty-four more bodies were recovered from a single spot inside the BDR Headquarters at Peelkhana and one from a sewerage tunnel today (Friday), raising the death toll to 56 from the revolt by BDR jawans.

A police official said the joint force of RAB and Police recovered 34 bodies till 3 pm from beneath the soil at the BDR Headquarters and one from Ganaktuli sewerage tunnel near BDR gate No 1 at 11:30am. The identity of the victims could not be immediately known.

Earlier, on Thursday, 16 bodies of slain BDR officers and jawans and a minor girl were recovered from the Buriganga River and from inside the BDR Headquarters following the mutiny by the para-military troops.

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