Autopsy report says militants were killed by bullets

Autopsy report says militants were killed by bullets


All the nine suspected militants, who were killed during a police operation in the city’s Kalyanpur area early Tuesday, died from bullet injuries, said Dr Sohel Mahmud, an assistant professor at the Forensic Department of Dhaka Medical College (DMCH).The physician came up with the information on Wednesday while talking to reporters after conducting autopsies on the bodies of the nine suspected militants at the DMCH.

Earlier, three physicians, led by Dr Sohel Mahmud, conducted the autopsies from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. The two other physicians are Dr Pradip Biswas, and Dr Sohel Kabir, lecturers of the Forensic Department.

“Seven bullets were recovered from the bodies of four while bullet wounds were found in the bodies of the rest five. Each body bore 7-8 bullets injuries and all of them died 11-12 hours before the bodies were brought to the hospital,” said Sohel Mahmud.

Besides, hair, fleshes from thigh, blood and urine samples were taken from the bodies for DNA and pathological tests.

The nine suspected militants were killed in police firing during an operation by a special team of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in the city’s Kalyanpur area early Tuesday.

Family members on Wednesday identified three of the nine suspected militants.


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