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In pictures: Dhaka mutiny

Bangladesh troops take position in Dhaka

Bangladeshi troops are deployed in the capital Dhaka as a mutiny takes place in the headquarters of the border guards.

Bangaldeshi soldiers at the scene

There are some reports that officers have been taken hostage.

Wounded at Dhaka mutiny scene

A number of wounded people were seen being carried from the scene.

Wounded at the Dhaka scene

Initial reports were of civilian wounded. There are few details on military casualties so far.

Smoke rises from the Bangladesh Rifles HQ in Dhaka

Smoke rises from the barracks in the Pilkhana area. Correspondents say there is no indication that this is a coup attempt.

Military trucks outside the Bangladesh Rifles HQ

Local media have speculated that the revolt is over pay and working conditions.

Bangladesh troops take position in Dhaka

Streets have been cleared and shops have been closed near the site.

A Bangladeshi policeman holds up a used rifle bullet following a gunbattle between mutinying Bangladeshi troops and Army soldiers near the Bangladesh Rifles headquarters complex in Dhaka on February 25, 2009.

A policeman holds up a spent bullet following the shooting near the Bangladesh Rifles headquarters.



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