Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan who was recently in news for expressing his views on the practice of fasting and qurbani in Islam, has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Dhaka that killed 20 innocent lives.
Seven terrorists had held the diners at an upscale cafe Holey Artisan in Dhaka`s diplomatic zone.
Hostages who were killed include 19-year-old Indian girl Tarishi Jain. Nine Italians, 7 Japanese, one American of Bangladeshi origin, and two Bangladeshis were also among the people who were killed.
Irrfan took to Twitter to express his anguish in the following way:
— irrfan (@irrfan_k) 3 July 2016
A police source was quoted as saying by the Dhaka Tribune that all the attackers were Bangladeshi nationals aged between 20 and 28. Police said the attackers were well-educated and most came from rich families.
(With PTI inputs)