Relatives of soldiers react to the court's ruling in Dhaka
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Bangladesh to execute 152 soldiers

A court in Bangladesh has sentenced at least 152 soldiers to death over a bloody border guard mutiny in 2009.

A court in Bangladesh has sentenced at least 152 soldiers to death over a bloody border guard mutiny in 2009.

More than 150 others, mostly border guards, were given life sentences.

The 30-hour revolt began over pay and other grievances and spread from Dhaka to bases around the country. It left 74 people dead, 57 of them officers.

Mahfuz Sadique reports.

  • 05 Nov
  • From the section Asia