Bangladesh-Based Writer Killed In Machete Attack
U.S. citizen Avijit Roy was killed by unidentified attackers Thursday in Dhaka, Bangladesh.By Evan Thomas | February 27, 2015
A blogger in Bangladesh was killed in a machete attack Thursday.
Unidentified assailants in the capital city of Dhaka attacked secular writer Avijit Roy and his wife as they left a local book fair.
Roy, a U.S. Citizen living in Bangladesh, was known for his secular writings. The country is more than 90 percent Islam, according to the CIA’s World Factbook.