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It's official, Dhaka cafe, Eidgah attacks carried out by banned Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen

IGP AKM Shahidul Hoque made the revelation after visiting the site of attack at Sholakia Eid prayer ground.


It's official, Dhaka cafe, Eidgah attacks carried out by banned Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen

Dhaka: Bangladesh authorities on Saturday confirmed banned Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen terrorist group was responsible for the attacks in the Dhaka cafe and Sholakia Eidgah in which over two dozen people were killed.

Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque on Saturday said that the attacks at Gulshan cafe and Sholakia Eidgah were carried out by the militants of banned Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen terrorist group.

Shahidul made the revelation after visiting the site of attack at Sholakia Eid prayer ground, reports the Daily Star.

On reports regarding the involvement of Islamic State in the attacks, the IGP said IS claimed responsibilities of every attack wherever it took place but "We can't find any link as to why they do it.

"Four people, including two policemen and a woman died in a terrorist attack near Sholakia Eidgah in the Kishoreganj district, where hundreds of thousands had gathered for Eid congregation on July 7.

The Eidgah attack came just days after militants attacked the Holey Artisan Bakery in upscale Gulshan area of Dhaka and killed 20 people, mostly foreigners, including an Indian.

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