Atia Mahal militant den

Home minister smells ‘big fish’ in Atia Mahal

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan voices suspicion that top militant leader might be inside Atia Mahal, where the army is carrying out “Operation Twilight”.

September 7, 2019
September 7, 2019

Atia Mahal Case: Charges pressed against 3 militants

Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) presses charges against three militant suspects in a case filed over the sensational five-day anti-militant drive at Atia Mahal in Sylhet in 2017.

March 26, 2017
March 26, 2017

Home minister smells ‘big fish’ in Atia Mahal

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan voices suspicion that top militant leader might be inside Atia Mahal, where the army is carrying out “Operation Twilight”.

March 26, 2017
March 26, 2017

Blasts near Sylhet militant den: Death toll now 6

Another person succumbs to his injuries, raising the death toll from the two powerful bomb blasts near a militant den in Sylhet to six. Two powerful bombs went off at separate places near the militant den in Shibbari area, killing five people including two policemen, and injuring 40 others, even as joint forces were raiding the hideout for a second straight day yesterday.