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Nobody came to take the 9 dead bodes


Dhaka-No relative of the nine killed militants went to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) till last night to claim their bodies after completion of the postmortem examinations by forensic experts of the hospital at 2:00pm.Bodies on militants were kept at the mortuary of the DMCH where those will be kept for a certain period. If nobody claims their bodies they will be handed over to Anjuman-e-Mofidul Islam for burial, according to hospital sources.
A three-member team of forensic medical department of the hospital led by Assistant Prof Dr Sohel Mahmud started the postmortem examinations of the militants at 11:30am and completed at 2:00pm. The militants were killed during a police operation in the early hours of Tuesday at their den in Kallayanpur in the city.
The two other members of the forensic medical team are: Dr Prodip Biswas and Dr Sohel Kabir.
Talking to reporters, Dr Sohel Mahmud said during the postmortem they found bullet injuries on all the bodies of militants and they found no sign of other injuries.
“We have recovered seven bullets from four bodies and all of them were killed in firing. On an average, each of the militants received seven to eight bullets,” he said adding that the rest of the bullets passed through their bodies of some of them.
Replying to a question, the forensic expert said the militants were killed 12 to 13 hours before they received their bodies at the morgue Tuesday afternoon. In indicates that they were killed Tuesday morning, he added.
Asked about the spot of bullet injuries, he said he could not give a specific
Replying to a another question, he said they have received all bodies as unknown and completed postmortem accordingly.
Asked whether the militants had taken any drug before they were killed, he said it could be known after receiving the report of chemical analysis of their bloods.
“We have collected different samples of the dead bodies including blood, hair, muscle and urine for DNA and pathology tests in line with requirements of different intelligent agencies,” he said.
Asked where the injuries were most of the bodies, he said it could not be possible to say in particular the injury marks in the nine bodies.
“Injury marks were varied in different bodies as someone receives shot in the backs, someone in the legs or hands and some others in their heads,” he said.
Meanwhile, the wounded militant, Hassan is undergoing treatment at Cabin number 37 at 2nd floor of the DMCH under police custody. -STAFF REPORTER


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