Sholakia Eid prayer attack

Anti-militancy Islamic leader says he was the target of attackers

Noted Islamic thinker Maulana Fariduddin Masud says he was the target of the attack at famous Sholakia Eidgah during Eid prayers on July 7, 2016.

July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016

What we have learnt

The heinous terrorist attacks in a Gulshan café and the subsequent attack on an Eid congregation in Sholakia have brought home the reality of a massive lack of preparedness in dealing with terror operations which started with targeted killings and have now taken on a bigger scale.

July 7, 2016
July 7, 2016

Anti-militancy Islamic leader says he was the target of attackers

Noted Islamic thinker Maulana Fariduddin Masud says he was the target of the attack at famous Sholakia Eidgah during Eid prayers on July 7, 2016.

July 7, 2016
July 7, 2016

Hand over power to a neutral administration: Khaleda to govt

Accusing the government of having failed to check repeated 'terror attacks’ in the country, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia asks the government to quit and hand over power to a neutral administration for holding a credible national election.

July 7, 2016
July 7, 2016

'Machete wielders' in Sholakia attack

The machete link, which has been seen in the covert killings of secular activists, foreign nationals and members of religious minority, has been found again in the attack on Sholakia Eidgah where four people including two policemen have been killed during Eid.