The Bangladeshi army fanned out across the country Monday, hunting down paramilitary troops who fled their barracks in the capital, Dhaka, after a deadly uprising that killed dozens of their superiors.
Search crews have now recovered at least 73 bodies from a river, sewers and three mass graves inside the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) paramilitary headquarters, where the rebellion occurred Wednesday.
Fifty-one of the dead were confirmed as army officers, the home ministry said. An additional six were Rifles troops, or jawans. The rest of the bodies were too damaged for immediate identification. Read full article »