Dhaka hostage-takers were from homegrown Jamaeytul Mujahdeen Bangladesh, not Islamic State: Banglade
The jihadists who killed 20 hostages at a Dhaka restaurant were members of a homegrown Bangladeshi militant outfit and not followers of the Islamic State group, a senior Minister said on Sunday. “T
Bangladesh attack: Not a surprise when you see recent history of attacks
The number of attacks on secularist bloggers, teachers and minorities, particularly in the last couple of years, would show that Bangladesh has been a fertile breeding ground for Islamic terrorism and the attack on Friday was perhaps expected.
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Seven Japanese confirmed dead in Dhaka hostage attack: Government
TOKYO - Seven Japanese nationals were killed after militants stormed a restaurant in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, Japan's government confirmed late on Saturday (Jul 2).The Japanese were among twenty people, mostly foreigners, killed in the attack on the restaurant in an upmarket neighbourhood on Friday night that was claimed by the Islamic State group.