Foreigners may be attacked again in Bangladesh, the US State Department said in a travel alert on Tuesday that urged Americans to be cautious and vigilant in that country.
The US-based SITE Intelligence Group stood by its reports on the Islamic State’s (IS) claims of the responsibility for the killings of two foreigners and bomb attacks on Shia headquarters in the country.
The United States is working relentlessly with the Bangladesh government and other key partners to identify the true culprits of the foreigner killings here.
Italian citizen Cesare Tavella murder suspects confess to being hired for killing “a white man” to create anarchy in the country, according to chief of Dhaka Metropolitan Police.
Finance Minister AMA Muhith says the US travel alert for its citizens in Bangladesh will not hamper the country’s economy.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says no situation has arisen in the country for which the US can update its security alert for its citizen here.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expresses her firm determination to not tolerate any militancy and terrorism in the country.
Dhaka Metropolitan Police find no militant link to the murder of Italian national Cesare Tavella blaming local and foreign conspiracy.
Voicing concern over the recent killing of two foreign nationals, Russian Ambassador in Dhaka Alexander A Nikolaev says two drops of water do not mean that it is raining as a peaceful environment is prevailing in Bangladesh.