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Human skulls and bones recovered from tank

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Barasat, Apr 10 (UNI) Scores of human skulls and skeletons were recovered from a tank at Amdanga village in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas, police said today.

Workers while renovating a century old tank unearthed at least 20 human skulls and a large number of skeletons.

Incidentally, local police when informed about the recovery of skulls hardly took any interest.

A senior police officer in the headquarters though confirmed such report said the tank existed for more than two centuries and the area was known as a cremation ground.

The discovery of skulls and bones caused much curiosity and panic among the local people. Some people, including Ojhas, even took away some skulls and bones home.

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