Funeral of 33 Bangladesh Army officers postponed

February 28th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI  

Dhaka, Feb 28 (ANI): The funeral or the Namaz-e-janaza of the 33 Bangladesh army officers, whose bodies were found during a rescue operation at the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) headquarters, was postponed today.
The funeral was scheduled to take place at the Army Stadium in Banani at 3:00 p.m.
The funeral of Major General Shakil Ahmed, the head of the BDR, was also scheduled to be held today. Major General Shakil Ahmed’’s corpse was pitted with bullet holes and marks of a bayonet charge. It had at least seven bullet wounds.
Last evening, the funeral of seven army officers” was held at the Dhaka Cantonment Central mosque.
Meanwhile, ten more bodies, including the one of Naznin Shakil Shipu, the wife of slain BDR chief Major General Shakil Ahmed, were found from three mass graves were opened.
Two of the deceased were identified as Major Mosharraf and Major Mokbul. Others”identity could not be known immediately.
Earlier in the day, two more bodies were recovered from the headquarters area. (ANI)

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