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In pictures: Dhaka funeral

Coffins of dead Bangladesh Border Guards officers await burial, 2 March 2009

The state funeral for about 50 officers killed during a Bangladesh border guard mutiny last week has taken place in the capital, Dhaka. The full death toll of officers is thought to be about 140.

Mourners console each other during the funeral, 2 March 2009

The mutiny, which is also thought to have killed 20 civilians, is believed to have occurred because of a dispute over pay.

Bangladeshi troops fire a volley in honour of the dead, 2 March 2009

Bangladeshi authorities have issued arrest warrants for "1,000 guardsmen and accomplices" suspected of being involved in the mutiny.

An officer breaks down as he carries a coffin, 2 March 2009

Some of the pallbearers broke down as the coffins were carried to a funeral marquee.

Relative weeping at the site of officer's grave, 2 March 2009

Relatives of those killed were overcome with emotion as the officers' coffins were buried.

Bangladeshi president Zillur Rahman pays respects, 2 March 2009

Dozens of officers are still missing and presumed dead.

Coffins are lowered into graves after the funeral, 2 March 2009

Those accused of taking part in the mutiny will face a range of charges, including conspiracy to kill officers and civilians, using weapons and explosives and trying to hide bodies.



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