Daily Mail: Bangladeshi police prepare to storm restaurant where Islamist terrorists are holding 20 hostages - including foreigners - after shooting two officers dead in Dhaka
* WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT
* Up to nine gunmen entered, opened fire and hurled makeshift bombs
* Gunmen armed with 'pistols, swords and bombs', according to a witness
* Worker who escaped reported gunmen shouted 'Allahu Akbar' as they fired
* ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack launched on the restaurant
* Several foreigners are among those held hostage inside, said police chief
* Two police officers who were injured in attack have been declared dead
Police are preparing to storm a restaurant in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka where Islamist gunmen connected with ISIS are holding around 20 hostages after they shot two officers dead in a shoot-out.
As many as nine gunmen entered the Holey Artisan restaurant and opened fire, unleashing at least 50 shots and hurling makeshift bombs.
The attackers are holding around 20 people hostage at gunpoint, including foreigners and reportedly children, inside the Spanish restaurant in the upmarket Gulshan area.
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