Bangladeshi police kill suspected mastermind of Dhaka café attack

Bangladeshi police kill suspected mastermind of Dhaka café attack

Police in Bangladesh killed three suspected militants Saturday, including an alleged mastermind of a major attack on a café last month that left 20 people dead. Top counterterrorism official Monirul Islam said police raided a two-story house in Narayanganj district near Dhaka and killed the suspects early Saturday. The dead included Tamim Chowdhury, a Bangladeshi-born […]

Dhaka cafe attack: The rich Bangladeshi kids who grew up to be radicals

Dhaka cafe attack: The rich Bangladeshi kids who grew up to be radicals

DHAKA: Well-educated and hailing from wealthy families, the gunmen who killed 20 hostages in a Bangladesh cafe defy the increasingly outdated stereotype of militants from poor backgrounds who have been radicalised in madrassas. Six young men were shot dead Saturday at the end of the all-night siege in a Dhaka cafe claimed by the militant […]