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IS claims attack in Bangladesh capital: jihadist news agency

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a gun attack Friday on a restaurant in Bangladesh`s capital popular with foreigners that sparked a deadly firefight with police, an IS-linked news agency reported.


IS claims attack in Bangladesh capital: jihadist news agency

Beirut: The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a gun attack Friday on a restaurant in Bangladesh`s capital popular with foreigners that sparked a deadly firefight with police, an IS-linked news agency reported.

"Islamic State commandos attack a restaurant frequented by foreigners in the city of Dhaka," the Aamaq news agency said.

It claimed that "more than 20 people of different nationalities (were) killed".

 

Gunmen stormed the Holey Artisan Bakery restaurant, apparently taking diners hostage and sparking a firefight in which at least two policemen were killed, police and witnesses in Dhaka said earlier.

From Zee News

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