dhaka cafe attack

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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Daesh “Connected” to Bangladesh, Says Kerry, Offering Security Aid

By Lesley Wroughton and Serajul Quadir DHAKA, Aug 29 – The United States believes that elements of Daesh are “connected” to operatives in Bangladesh, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday, promising help with intelligence and law enforcement after a wave of militant attacks. Kerry’s blunt statement followed the July 1 attack on a

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Bangladesh Police Identify Dead Militants Linked to Dhaka Cafe Attack

By Serajul Quadir DHAKA, Aug 28  – One of the three militants killed by Bangladeshi security forces on Saturday in connection with July’s Dhaka cafe attack came from a posh area of the city like some of the attackers and went to a prestigious foreign university, police said on Sunday. Towsif Hossain was from Dhaka’s

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Bangladesh Police Kill ‘Mastermind’ of Dhaka Cafe Attack

By Serajul Quadir DHAKA, Aug 27 – Bangladesh security forces killed three Islamist militants on Saturday, including a Bangladesh-born Canadian citizen accused of masterminding an attack on a cafe in Dhaka last month that killed 22 people, mostly foreigners, police said. The militants were cornered in a hideout on the outskirts of the capital and,

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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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Bangladesh Arrests Four Militants in Hunt for Cafe Attack Militants

DHAKA, July 21 – Bangladesh’s security force arrested four members of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen (JMB) on Thursday, including a regional leader of the banned group blamed for the Islamist attack on a cafe in Dhaka in which 22 people were killed, mostly foreigners. The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) raided an apartment on the outskirts of the capital

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Dhaka Unnerved

Recent attacks have shattered the city’s calm By Razia Desai Missing – Not in their worst imaginings, do wealthy parents of privately-educated sons conclude that ‘missing’ means their child is now an internationally absconding terrorist. At most, this is a word used when Asian families think their teenagers have eloped with someone from an inappropriate

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Bangladesh Police Arrest Four Who Rented Property to Cafe Attackers

By Serajul Quadir DHAKA, July 17 – Police in Dhaka on Saturday arrested three people and another on Sunday, including a university professor, for failing to register information about tenants renting property who later attacked a cafe in the city, killing 20 people. Gias Uddin Ahsan, a professor at North South University in Dhaka, his

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