The audiovisual message allegedly issued by al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was uploaded from the US, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) suspected.
The message was uploaded from the state of Arizona, a BTRC official seeking anonymity told The Daily Star.
An audiovisual message purported to be from al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has urged the Muslims in Bangladesh to wage an intifada (popular uprising) to confront the “crusader onslaught against Islam”. Posted in Jihadology.net, the message alleged thousands of people were being killed in the streets of Bangladesh for protesting the “collusion of the anti-Islam secular government with a bunch of transgressing secularists”.
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