Kerry links Dhaka cafe attack to Daesh John Kerry insisted there was a Daesh connection to the attack on the Holey Artisan cafe
Eastern Eye Staff
US secretary of state John Kerry said on Monday (29) there was evidence to link the extremists behind a recent series of deadly attacks in Bangladesh to the Daesh (Islamic State) group. Kerry’s statement followed the July 1 attack on a cafe in an upscale district of the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, in which 22 people were killed – mostly non-Muslims and foreigners, including one American. It directly contradicted the narrative of prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s government, which has blamed home-grown militants and denied a foreign hand in the hostage taking at the Holey Artisan Bakery that was claimed by Daesh.…
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