Members of a family come out from the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) headquarters as they are freed from a confinement in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Feb. 26, 2006. The rebel members of the paramilitary force started freeing the captive families after Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urged the mutineer to surrender in an address to the nation Thursday afternoon. At least 73 people, including 57 army officers deputed at the paramilitary force, were killed in the two-day bloody revolt in Bangladesh capital on February 25-26, 2009. The uprising was first staged at the BDR Headquarters in Dhaka over low pay and poor condition, and it sparked off mutinous demonstrations in other establishments of the border force across the country. Some 3,500 border guards have been accused in some 40 cases in connection with the rebellion around the country and around 4,000 BDR soldiers were arrested and set to be tried on charge of the mayhem. Photo: Qamruzzaman (image by Qamruzzaman)
Members of a family come out from the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) headquarters as they are freed from a confinement in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Feb. 26, 2006. The rebel members of the paramilitary force started freeing the captive families after Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urged the mutineer to surrender in an address to the nation Thursday afternoon. At least 73 people, including 57 army officers deputed at the paramilitary force, were killed in the two-day bloody revolt in Bangladesh capital on February 25-26, 2009. The uprising was first staged at the BDR Headquarters in Dhaka over low pay and poor condition, and it sparked off mutinous demonstrations in other establishments of the border force across the country. Some 3,500 border guards have been accused in some 40 cases in connection with the rebellion around the country and around 4,000 BDR soldiers were arrested and set to be tried on charge of the mayhem. Photo: Qamruzzaman
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