Friday, July 1, 2016

Islamic State Claims Terror Attack In Bangladesh. Hostages Taken And Scores of Casualties Being reported

New York Times: ISIS Claims Responsibility for Dhaka Attack and Hostage Standoff

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Gunmen detonated explosives and took a number of people hostage on Friday night at a restaurant in Dhaka, the Bangladeshi capital, setting off a bloody standoff with the police in the city’s diplomatic district.

Hours into the standoff, in which Bangladeshi officials said two police officers were killed, the Islamic State issued a statement claiming responsibility for the attack.

“Islamic State commandos attack a restaurant frequented by foreigners in the city of Dhaka in Bangladesh,” reported Amaq, an information outlet linked to the Islamic State.

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More News On Today's Terror Attack In Bangladesh

Live: Islamic State claim 24 dead and 40 wounded in Dhaka attack on diplomatic quarter of Bangladeshi capital as gunmen take foreigners hostage -- The Telegraph
LIVE: Italians said to be among people taken hostage by Islamic State gunmen at Dhaka cafe; 2 hostages rescued -- Zee News
Live: Islamic State claims responsibility for Dhaka attack -- The Hindu
Live: Hostage situation at Dhaka restaurant; pictures, videos from the scene -- Indian Express
Gunmen attack cafe in Bangladesh capital, Italians among hostages -- Reuters
Gunmen take hostages at Bangladesh restaurant; 2 dead -- AP
Gunmen Kill 4 Officers, Take Dozens Hostage in Bangladesh -- NBC
Gunmen take hostages in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka -- BBC
ISIL claims responsibility for deadly hostage takeover in Bangladesh -- USA Today
ISIS claims responsiblity after attackers seize hostages in attack on Bangladesh restaurant -- FOX News
Dhaka hostage standoff: At least 2 dead; ISIS claims responsibility -- CNN
Bangladesh hostage crisis: At least 2 killed as ISIS gunmen storm capital's diplomatic quarter -- RT
Terrorists assault cafe in Bangladesh’s capital -- Long War Journal
An ISIS attack in Bangladesh’s capital should surprise no one -- Washington Post
In pictures: Dhaka hostage crisis -- BBC


Anonymous said...

hey WNU, did ISIS ever claim responsibility for the attack in Turkey?

War News Updates Editor said...

They have not Anon