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A popular term for the zippered black bag used to transport a dead body before burial

body bag

A plastic bag for transporting a human corpse.
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WARNING: `If we want to bring them back in body bags, we should continue to give them the worst,' said Simon Weston of the poor equipment in the armed forces Picture: IAN NICHOLSON
Like them, we could keep our heads down and stay silent for the moment, until a tide of body bags drifting home from a U.
bodies sprawled on dimly lit roads or under a bridge; crime scene investigators examining pools of blood; trash bags containing bodies kept from spilling out by package tape; body bags being zipped up to be taken away; crying children following the hearse carrying the coffin of a slain father, brother or a friend.
BELARUS protesters will lie in body bags at the Edinburgh spot where grisly public executions took place in a protest against the death penalty in their own country.
Relatives flocked to the scene to hunt for loved ones as the dead were lined up in body bags nearby.
Indonesia: Body bags containing the remains of people aboard a Russian jet that smashed into an Indonesian mountain arrived in Jakarta Saturday as Russian investigators landed to join the probe.
Pamela Indiaka says the Red Cross is providing body bags and has dealt with 75 bodies so far.
The report comes just days after supplies of body bags were delivered to First Nations communities in Manitoba, Canada, along with hand sanitizers and face masks.
LANCASTER - Teenagers saw the effects of drinking and driving pounded home Thursday as they watched a mock crash that ended with friends being carried off in ambulances or body bags.
A packaging firm has sued the city of New York for the cost of 100,000 body bags it claims were hastily ordered after the September 11 terror attacks but later realised were not needed.