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3 Bangladeshis reportedly killed in Dhaka cafe
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) At least three Bangladeshi nationals were reportedly among the 20 hostages killed by terrorists who attacked a cafe popular with foreign nationals.

Saturday, July 02, 2016 7:30:04 PM

How 'Operation Thunderbolt' unfolded to end Dhaka café siege
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) There were around 20-22 guests, including foreigners, at the popular Holey Artisan Bakery cafe in Gulshan area when a group of gunmen shouting "Allahu Akbar" raided the cafe at 8.45 p.m.

Saturday, July 02, 2016 7:26:04 PM

Khaleda calls for all-party response to crush extremism
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Condemning the terror attack on a restaurant popular among foreigners in Dhaka, Bangladesh opposition leader and former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia on Saturday asked the government to initiate an all-party effort to crush "extremist forces".

Saturday, July 02, 2016 6:32:04 PM

Dhaka mayhem: Those who didn't know Quranic verses were slaughtered
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Heavily armed militants chanting "Allahu Akbar" asked their hostages at a popular eatery here to recite Quranic verses to know who among them were Muslims. Others were hacked to death, according to one of the many eyewitness accounts of the gory Bangladesh carnage that has shocked the world.

Saturday, July 02, 2016 5:10:03 PM

Indian girl among 20 killed in Bangladesh Islamic State attack (Intro Roundup)
Dhaka/New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Islamic State militants slaughtered at least 20 foreigners, including an Indian girl, with sharp weapons before security forces rescued 13 hostages and gunned down six gunmen on Saturday morning, ending a long drawn-out overnight siege at a Bangladesh cafe popular with both locals as well as foreign visitors, officials said.

Saturday, July 02, 2016 4:20:05 PM

Another Hindu priest attacked in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Assailants attacked a Hindu priest leaving him severely injured in Bangladesh's Satkhira district on Saturday, a day after the killing of a Hindu priest in Jhenidah district and a Buddhist man in Bandarban.

Saturday, July 02, 2016 2:40:04 PM

Islamic State militants kill 20 hostages as Dhaka siege ends (Roundup)
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Islamic State militants slaughtered at least 20 civilians, most of them foreigners, with sharp weapons before security forces on Saturday morning rescued 13 hostages and gunned down six gunmen, ending a long drawn-out overnight siege at a Bangladesh cafe popular with both locals as well as foreign visitors, officials said.

Saturday, July 02, 2016 2:40:03 PM

IS terrorists kill 20 hostages in deadly Dhaka siege
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Bangladesh Army on Saturday confirmed that the Islamic State terrorists who laid siege to a Dhaka cafe late on Friday killed at least 20 hostages, including many foreigners.

Saturday, July 02, 2016 1:22:04 PM

Six terrorists killed, 13 hostages rescued after deadly Dhaka siege (Afternoon Lead)
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Bangladeshi security forces on Saturday morning rescued some 13 hostages and gunned down six gunmen, ending a long drawn-out siege at a cafe in Dhaka that began Friday, officials said.

Saturday, July 02, 2016 12:36:07 PM

Hasina vows to root out terrorism after Dhaka siege
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday vowed to root out terrorism from the country after Islamic State terrorists laid siege to a Dhaka cafe that left six of the militants dead while 13 hostages were rescued.

Saturday, July 02, 2016 12:36:06 PM

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