IS claims killing of Hindu tailor in Bangladesh
Eastern Eye Staff
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the murder of a Hindu tailor in central Bangladesh on Saturday, a US-based monitoring group said. Nikhil Chandra Joarder, who was hacked to death by at least two attackers outside his shop, may have been killed for making derogatory remarks about the Prophet Mohammed several years ago, police said. “Elements from the Islamic State assassinated a Hindu in the city of Tangail in Bangladesh by stabbing him to death,” the IS-affiliated Amaq news agency said, citing a source, according to SITE Intelligence Group. “He was known for blaspheming the Prophet Muhammad,” Amaq…
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