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Bangladesh Reports Killing 11 Militants in Raids — DHAKA, Bangladesh - Eleven militants were killed in three separate raids on Saturday on the outskirts of Dhaka, law enforcement officials said, in the deadliest day of a monthslong crackdown on Islamist groups. The militants were affiliated with Jama'atul Mujahedeen Bangladesh, the group the government has blamed for a deadly attack on a Dhaka restaurant in July, officials said.

Bangladesh Siege Recalled in Militant’s Words, and From Beyond the Grave — NEW DELHI - An Islamic State publication offered a detailed account of the bloody July 1 siege of a restaurant in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, including the use of religious tests to distinguish Muslims from non-Muslims, who would then be killed.

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