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Bangladesh Kills 11 Members of Islamist Group Blamed for Cafe Attack

By Ruma Paul DHAKA, Oct 9 – Bangladeshi security forces killed 11 members of an Islamist militant group on Saturday, most of them dying in a three-hour gun battle on the outskirts of the capital. Authorities said the dead were believed be members of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), blamed for an attack on a cafe in

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Militant Suspected in Dhaka Cafe Attack Killed Himself, Police Say

By Ruma Paul DHAKA, Sept 11 – A suspected militant believed by Bangladesh police to have been among the planners of a July cafe attack that killed 22 people killed himself during a police raid on a hideout in the capital, police said on Sunday. The July attack in Dhaka’s diplomatic quarter was claimed by

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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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