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Bangladesh Police Name Third Prime Suspect in July Cafe Attack

By Serajul Quadir DHAKA, Aug 15 – Bangladeshi authorities named a third prime suspect on Monday in their investigation into the July 1 attack at a Dhaka cafe in which 20 hostages were killed, most of them foreigners. Mohammed Saiful Islam from Dhaka’s counterterrorism police said Nurul Islam Marjan, a commander from the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh

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Bangladesh Seeks to Detain Two Over July Cafe Attack That Killed 20

DHAKA, Aug 4 – Police in Bangladesh will bring to court on Thursday two men held over their suspected involvement in an attack claimed by militant group Daesj on a cafe in the capital, Dhaka, that killed 20 hostages, mostly foreigners. Gunmen stormed the cafe last month in one of the most brazen attacks in

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Nine Militants Killed in Police Raid in Bangladesh

By Ruma Paul DHAKA, July 26 – Bangladesh police on Tuesday killed nine militants who were believed to have been plotting an attack similar to the one on a cafe on July 1 in which 22 people were killed, the national police chief said. Police said the militants were holed up in a building in

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Bangladesh Arrests Four Female Militants in Hunt For Cafe Attackers

DHAKA, July 24 – Police in Bangladesh arrested on Sunday four female members of a home-grown militant group blamed for a bloody attack on a cafe in which 22 people were killed, most of them foreigners, an officer said. Authorities have intensified a hunt for militants after five young men stormed the upmarket restaurant popular

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