Sylhet militant den

March 29, 2017
March 29, 2017

They were expert bomb makers

The militants at Atia Mahal were expert bomb makers and the Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) found in the Sylhet den were all homemade, investigators have said.

March 28, 2017
March 28, 2017

2 more militants dead in hideout

Two more militants were killed in the army-led operation at Atia Mahal in Sylhet city with the four-day siege to the terrorist hideout drawing to an end yesterday.

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 it one of the longest anti-terror operations. However, the operation codenamed “Operation Twilight” was far from over as more militants were believed to be still inside the five-storey apartment.

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 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

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.