Video of four more suspects linked to Dhaka cafe attack released

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Dhaka, July 19 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities have released a video identifying four persons suspected of being involved in a cafe attack here early this month that left 22 people dead.

The video, released by Bangladesh’s Rapid Action Battalion, showed three youths and a young woman walking on the streets near the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka on the night of July 1 when at least seven terrorists — claimed to be from the Islamic State militant group — stormed the Spanish cafe, Xinhua news agency reported.

On Tuesday, the video was posted on a social media page of the batallion force. People were requested to provide information about the suspects.

Nine Italians, seven Japanese, two Bangladeshis, an Indian girl, and a Bangladeshi-origin US citizen as well as two police officials were among the 22 people killed in the attack.

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The IS terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but Bangladeshi politicians have blamed “homegrown” Islamist terrorists.



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