New York blast

Bombing underscores NY subway system’s vulnerability

The crude pipe bomb that exploded beneath the streets of New York serves as a chilling reminder of the vulnerability of the city’s subway system, a 24-hour-a-day operation with 472 stations and...

December 12, 2017
December 12, 2017
USA

New York blast in retaliation for US airstrikes on IS: Report

Akayed Ullah told investigators that he set off his bomb in retaliation for United States airstrike on Islamic State targets including in Syria, The New York Times reports quoting law enforcers.

December 12, 2017
December 12, 2017

Akayed Ullah ‘born and raised in Dhaka’

Arrested Akayed Ullah, who went to the US from Bangladesh in 2011 on a visa available to certain relatives of US citizens, was born and raised in Dhaka, villagers say.

December 12, 2017
December 12, 2017
USA

Bangladesh strongly condemns New York blast

Condemning strongly the blast in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square in New York, Bangladesh government says that terrorists must be brought to justice.