Gulshan hostage crisis

From music lover to ‘militant’

Here is more about a music lover turned militant Tahmid Rahman Safi, who was the first person to appear in a video in Bengali allegedly released by the militant group Islamic State.

July 3, 2016
July 3, 2016

Moments before the terror struck

It was a quieter than normal evening at house No. 5 on road No. 79 of Gulshan.

July 2, 2016
July 2, 2016

Bloody end to Dhaka hostage crisis

Twelve-hour-long hostage crisis at a cafe in Dhaka’s diplomatic zone ends after army commandos stormed the restaurant and rescued 13 people including Indian and Japanese citizens. Our...

July 2, 2016
July 2, 2016

Anxious wait for families of Holey Artisan hostages

Panic can be clearly seen in all of their faces as the family members wait for the rescue of their dear ones held hostage inside the hitherto quiet dining place in Dhaka’s diplomatic zone.

July 1, 2016
July 1, 2016

LIVE: Gulshan hostage crisis

Stay tuned with The Daily Star for live updates of the hostage crisis at a restaurant in Gulshan, Dhaka.