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Factory explosion kills at least 23 in Bangladesh - Toronto Star Touch

startouch.thestar.com — Fifty were also injured after a boiler blew up, sending the cigarette and snack packaging factory near Dhaka up in flames on Saturday MAHER SATTAR The New York Times TONGI, BANGLADESH - A boiler explosion in a cigarette packaging factory outside Dhaka enveloped the five-storey building in flames early Saturday, killing at least 23 people, fire officials said.

Boiler Explosion at Bangladesh Factory Kills at Least 23

nytimes.com — TONGI, Bangladesh - A boiler explosion in a cigarette packaging factory outside Dhaka enveloped the five-story building in flames early Saturday, killing at least 23 people, fire officials said. The blaze was the latest in a series of industrial disasters over the last several years in Bangladesh.

Bangladeshi Police Arrest 2 Suspected of Terror Attack on Bakery

nytimes.com — DHAKA, Bangladesh - When the Bangladeshi police freed hostages after a harrowing July 1 terrorist attack on a Dhaka bakery that left 22 people dead, two men remained mysteriously unaccounted for.

Bangladesh Offers Bounties for Two Terrorism Suspects

nytimes.com — DHAKA, Bangladesh - The authorities in Bangladesh have offered cash bounties for two men believed to have planned recent Islamist attacks there, reflecting a sense of urgency as terror alert levels remain high. The first, Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury, is believed to have planned the July 1 attack on the Holey Artisan Bakery, according to Shahidur Rahman, a police spokesman.

Bangladesh blames local groups for attacks, seeks suspects with ties to Daesh

thestar.com — "We have good intelligence about Islamic State supporters," Monirul Islam, then the joint commissioner of the Dhaka metropolitan police, said in an interview last year. "They have confided that they want to go to Syria and participate in jihad. Not in Bangladesh. Their plan does not include anything like they would kill anyone in Bangladesh."

Bangladesh, Blaming Local Groups for Attacks, Seeks Suspects Tied to ISIS

nytimes.com — Until last fall, officials openly discussed fledgling efforts by a handful of Islamic State recruiters to lure Bangladeshis to Turkey, and on to Iraq or Syria. They did not seem to pose an urgent problem for Bangladesh: The number of recruits was not large, believed to be several dozen, and officials had no inkling that they aspired to carry out domestic attacks.

Two Hostages From Bangladesh Standoff Are Still Missing

nytimes.com — DHAKA, Bangladesh - Amnesty International called on the Bangladeshi government on Tuesday to clarify the whereabouts of a former hostage from the recent attack on a Dhaka restaurant who was detained by the police but whose fate is now uncertain.

Man Survives Terrorist Attack in Bangladesh, but Is Arrested as a Suspect

nytimes.com — DHAKA, Bangladesh - When he was released with seven other hostages after a harrowing night of terrorist violence last Saturday, Tahmid Hasib Khan expected to be greeted with welcoming arms. Instead, Mr. Khan, a 22-year-old University of Toronto student, was grabbed by the Bangladeshi police, beaten and taken into custody.

Bangladesh bombing: Deadly blast at largest Eid al-Fitr gathering

smh.com.au — Injured people are assisted after an attack in Kishoreganj, Bangladesh. Photo: Jamuna TV/AP After attacks on Muslims, many ask: where is the outpouring of grief? Dhaka: A bombing at Bangladesh's largest gathering for the Eid al-Fitr holiday killed two police officers and a civilian on Thursday and injured several others, a day after the Islamic State warned that more attacks would follow the militants' bloody siege in the capital last week.

Bombing at Bangladesh’s Largest Eid Gathering Kills at Least One

nytimes.com — DHAKA, Bangladesh - A bombing at Bangladesh 's largest gathering for the Eid holiday killed at least one person on Thursday, a day after the Islamic State warned that more attacks would follow the militants' bloody siege in the capital last week.
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Sep 19, 2016

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Sep 10, 2016

“Experience shows us that, unless there is international public pressure, corporations operating in Bangladesh do...  http://fb.me/PkSPjnCS 

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11 hours after a boiler exploded, killing at least 20 ppl, fire still burning strong on 2 flrs of Bangladesh factory https://t.co/iSltVfV5HE

Sep 07, 2016

This school we filmed at doubles as an emergency shelter - and it still had to shut down during this year's...  http://fb.me/88AST8f9L 


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