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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Mastermind Behind Dhaka Cafe Attack Killed: Here’s What Happened

The mastermind behind the heinous attack on a cafe in Bangladesh capital Dhaka last July was killed in a shootout. According to PTI, Neo-Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen’s wanted leader Nurul Islam and another unidentified extremist were killed by Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit in Dhaka. 22 people, including an Indian, were killed in the attack on the intervening night of July 1-2 last year when 5 terrorists entered a bakery in the posh Gulshan area of Dhaka. Although the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, Bangladesh Home Minister said the attack was the handiwork of the Jamaat ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh. The attack was termed the worst terrorist act in Bangladesh’s history