operation Twilight

Family looking for ‘lost daughter’ in dead Sylhet militant

A family from Bandarban is en route to Sylhet to trace whether their “missing daughter” is the dead female militant who was killed in “Operation Twilight” at Atia Mahal.

March 27, 2017
March 27, 2017

Army-led Operation in Sylhet: Two militants killed, raid on

Two militants were killed during the army-led operation inside the terror den at Atia Mahal in Sylhet yesterday, as the raid to take on the terrorists holed up there entered its third day, making...

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

2 militants killed, Sylhet raid to linger: Army

Bangladesh Army claims to have killed at least two militants in “Operation Twilight” in the follow up to Sylhet raid, which has been going on for over 50 hours since Friday. While it is still...

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...

March 25, 2017
March 25, 2017

'Pray for me, my family'

“Pray for me and my family,” these are the words of Piyali Chowdhury, who is now trapped inside “Atia Villa”, tells her colleague over phone.

March 25, 2017
March 25, 2017

Save my tenants first: Sylhet house owner

Urging the law enforcers to free his tenants first, the owner of “Atia Mahal” says he has no objection if his building is damaged for securing safe passage for the trapped people.

March 25, 2017
March 25, 2017

3 killed, 31 hurt in blasts outside Sylhet ‘militant den’

Three including a cop are killed and six law enforcers among 31 hurt in separate blasts outside Sylhet militant den where joint operation is underway.