At least five assailants fired on worshippers during evening prayers Thursday at the mosque in Haripur village in the Bogra district.
The crowd only started thinning after the light began to fade. Specific requests were made, promises exchanged as people drew themselves away painfully, many promising to return the next day.
More than 15 people, mostly leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami, have been convicted of war crimes.
The commission also said that no verification is carried out when a person enrols himself or herself as a voter and procurement of fake certificates has become a “norm”
Bangladeshi photographer Sarker Protick’s work offers intimate glimpses of his country.
The priest, who came to Bangladesh 35 years ago, suffered serious injuries in his neck and skull and was the second Italian national to have been targetted by the ISIS in recent weeks.
Bangladeshi home secretary Mozammel Haque Khan said that cross border drug smuggling issue were also discussed at the talks.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh had said in September that about 20-22 lakh cattle used to be smuggled every year to Bangladesh and it has come down to 2 to 2.5 lakh cattle this year.
The Indian government could not extradite him earlier due to the lack of an extradition treaty between India and Bangladesh.
Chetia had been detained in Bangladesh in 1997 for illegally entering the country using a forged passport, and was found in possession of arms and foreign currencies.
“Petromax has agreed to bring 400,000 litres of ATF per day, this should solve our problem and allow to supply international airlines with fuel as well,” Ghimire told reporters.
Acting on a tip-off, the officials apprehended the two Bangladeshi nationals after they had unloaded the goods and received the seven passports with visa for Saudi Arabia.
Two publishers who were apparently targeted in the attacks had links to a blogger who was killed earlier this year in an attack claimed by Ansarullah Bangla Team.
The attacks in Dhaka come amid fears about the rise of radical Islam in Bangladesh. At least four atheist bloggers have been murdered in the impoverished country this year.
The violent conflict that has undermined social order in Iraq and Pakistan would not, we have consistently informed ourselves, touch us.