Pile of skeletons, human remains found in Tripura

September 30th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS  

Agartala, Sep 30 (IANS) The state police were investigating a large number of skeletons, skulls and human remains that were recovered Tuesday by construction workers in Tripura, officials here said. A police spokesman said the labourers while digging earth for construction of a hospital building at Kamalpur in Dhalai district, bordering Bangladesh, found skeletons and other remains from the site, 125 km north of here.

“We are sending the skeletons, skulls and human remains for forensic tests in Agartala. An investigation has already begun,” said district police chief Anis Prasad.

The workers were digging earth for construction of a 100-bedded government hospital in memory of former health minister Bimal Sinha, who was killed along with his younger brother by militants in 1998.

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