Several Killed, Hostages Taken During Attack In Bangladesh
The attackers stormed a popular cafe in the capital city of Dhaka, engaging in a firefight with police.By Matt Picht | July 1, 2016
Shooters have attacked a popular cafe in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, taking hostages and leaving several people dead.
Around eight to 10 armed attackers stormed the Holey Artisan restaurant, located in a upscale neighborhood that houses many of the city's diplomatic buildings. CNN reports as many as 20 people are being held hostage.
The attackers have fired on police and detonated explosives; at least two police officers have been killed and 30 more injured. The terrorist group ISIS has claimed credit for the attack, according to the SITE Intelligence Group.