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In pictures: Mutiny aftermath

Firemen with dead BDR personnel

Firemen stand next to the bodies of Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) personnel retrieved from a mass grave inside the BDR headquarters after a mutiny by the border force was crushed by the army.

Man waits to find relative

A distraught relative waits to finds news of a missing loved one. Many army officers killed in the mutiny were buried underground in a makeshift grave near the hospital in the BDR headquarters.

Soldier reading newspaper

A soldier reads a newspaper near the BDR camp in Dhaka. Newspapers in English and Bengali covered the mutiny in much detail.

Firemen open sewer cover

Firemen had the grim task of removing sewer covers to look for dead soldiers. Among the bodies found was that of Maj Gen Shakil Ahmed, who was chief of the BDR.

Relatives wait

The revolt has raised questions about the stability of Bangladesh and underlined the fragile relationship between the civilian government and the military.

Bangladesh Army camp

The BDR base in central Dhaka is located near this army base in one of the best known areas of the city - but the BDR's 70,000 personnel are paid far less than their army counterparts.

Bus being searched

A bus is searched for mutinous BDR guards who it is believed may have fled their Dhaka headquarters wearing civilian clothes.

Women wait for news of their missing relatives.

Relatives angered by the killings have been told that an amnesty offered to the guards to end the mutiny would not extend to those responsible for the killings.



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