Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Wednesday that all Islamists who had stormed an upmarket hotel complex had been "eliminated" after an almost 20-hour siege that left at least 14 dead.
The clash between BNP men and law enforcers in front of the party’s central office at Dhaka’s Naya Paltan on November 14 was premeditated on BNP’s part, Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit Chief Monirul Islam says.
The recent killing incidents of foreigners will not have any bad impacts on business in Bangladesh as the foreign businessmen have no plan to leave the country, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says.
Police disclose the identities of seven among the nine militants who were killed in an anti-terror raid in Dhaka’s Kalyanpur area yesterday.
The militants who were killed in gunfight with the law enforcers early morning Tuesday change their dress after the Fazr prayers and wore black punjabis, says a neighbour who observed the militants time to time from around midnight till dawn from an adjacent building.
One of the militants killed in gun battle during Dhaka raid in Kalyanpur has been identified as a "missing student of privately-run North-South University". However, confusion has arisen over identity of another militant as two families are claiming the same body.
The attackers were hesitant to cross the checkpoint and suddenly there was an explosion. Some members of the police team fell to the ground. Seconds later, there was another explosion. With firearms in one hand and a machete in the other, the attackers later tried to make their way to the road that leads to the Sholakia ground.
Assailants attack a Hindu priest leaving him severely injured in Satkhira Sadar Upazila a day into the killing of a Hindu priest in Jhenidah and a Buddhist man in Bandarban.
Police yesterday claimed to have arrested an alleged operative of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) who they said directly took part in the murder attempt on publisher Ahmedur Rashid Tutul last year.