• Tuesday, September 27, 2022

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Police may have killed hostage by mistake

Investigators comb the grounds of attacked cafe

By: Eastern Eye Staff

POLICE in Bangladesh said on Tuesday (5) security forces may have shot dead a hostage by mistake during a siege of a Dhaka cafe on Saturday (2), believing he was one of the attackers. Saiful Islam, a senior police official in Dhaka, said Saiful Islam Chowkidar, a pizza maker at the Holey Artisan restaurant, was among six men who were killed by the police on Saturday when officers stormed the eatery to end a 12-hour siege. His comments came as police hunted on Tuesday (5) for members of a domestic Islamist group they suspect helped the gunmen attack a Dhaka…

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