Saturday, July 2, 2016

Bangladesh Cafe Attack Ends With 20 Hostages Dead, 13 Rescued -- News Roundup

Daily Mail: ISIS terrorists shouted 'Allahu Akbar' as they hacked to death 20 foreign tourists in restaurant in Bangladesh - but spared those who could recite the Koran - before armoured troops moved in

* Two policemen were gunned down when heavily-armed terrorists attacked
* The ISIS gunmen took more than 30 hostages and held on for 12 hours
* Elite Bangladeshi commandos stormed the building killing six terrorists
* The attack took place on Friday in Gulshan in Dhaka's diplomatic quarter

ISIS has hacked to death 20 foreigners during a terrorist attack on a restaurant in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka.

A group of heavily-armed terrorists shouted 'Allahu Akbar' as they attacked the mainly foreign patrons inside the Holey Artisan Bakery in the city's diplomatic quarter.

Army Brigadier General Naim Asraf Chowdhury said: 'Most of (the hostages) were killed mercilessly by sharp weapons last night.'

Nine Italians, one American and an Indian are among the dead, it has been confirmed.

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Bangladesh Cafe Attack Ends With 20 Hostages Dead, 13 Rescued -- News Roundup

The Latest: 7 Japanese Killed in Bangladesh, 9 Italians -- NYT/AP
Hostage situation as ISIS gunmen attack restaurant in Bangladeshi capital’s embassy district LIVE UPDATES -- RT
20 hostages killed, 13 saved in Bangladesh restaurant attack -- AP
Islamist militants kill 20 in Bangladesh before commandos end siege -- Reuters
Bangladesh siege: Twenty killed at Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka -- BBC
Dhaka cafe attack ends with 20 hostages dead, 13 rescued -- CNN
20 Hostages Killed in Bangladesh Restaurant Attack, ISIS Claims Responsibility -- ABC News
20 hostages dead after 10-hour standoff with ISIL in Bangladesh -- USA Today
Dhaka attack ends with 20 hostages among dead -- The Guardian
13 hostages freed from Dhaka cafe after overnight attack saw 20 victims killed -- RT
Bangladesh attack: Twenty hostages killed, army says -- Al Jazeera
Bangladesh siege: Militants kill 20 hostages in Dhaka cafe before police end stand-off -- Sydney Morning Herald
Dhaka cafe siege: Bangladesh commandos end hostage situation, 20 people killed, officials say -- ABC News Online
9 Italians killed in Bangladesh cafe attack, PM vows to fight terror 'at all costs' -- FOX News
Bangladesh Attack: Students Who Attended Emory, UC Berkeley Among Victims -- NBC
Those who could cite Quran were spared: Gulshan attack victim’s family -- Daily Star
ISIS claims Dhaka hostage-taking as Bangladesh combats extremism -- AP
Bangladesh Capital on Lockdown After 20 Hostages Killed in Restaurant Standoff -- VOA
Bangladesh plagued by grisly terror attacks for 3 years -- USA Today
Who are the terror groups jostling for influence in Bangladesh? -- Tiffany Ap, CNN

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