UK fears fresh attacks on westerners | The Daily Star
07:26 PM, October 09, 2015 / LAST MODIFIED: 08:48 PM, October 09, 2015

UK fears fresh attacks on westerners

The United Kingdom is apprehensive of more attacks on westerners in Bangladesh and said those could be indiscriminate.

“There is a high threat from terrorism. Further attacks targeting westerners may occur,” the British government said in its summarised travel advice updated today for its citizens.

The fresh alert issued after the government taken ‘additional and tightening’ security steps in diplomatic area of Dhaka city and all over the country and formed special taskforce group to ensure personal safety of the foreigners.

The developments follow the murder of two foreign nationals in Bangladesh.

 

**Foreign Travel Advice: #Bangladesh** Latest update: Summary and Terrorism section - there is a high threat from...

Posted by UK in Bangladesh on Friday, 9 October 2015

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