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Dhaka releases images of 10 terror suspects, alerts India

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  11 July 2016 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi/ Dhaka, July 10: The Bangladesh government has sent a list of ten possible terror suspects to the government of India.

It is believed that the suspects might have sneaked into the Indian territory.

The entire Indian border is being alerted with the photographs and other details of the suspects.

These suspects may also have involvement in the July 1 terror attack in Dhaka in which as many as 20 persons were killed after armed assailant opened fire at an upscale cafe in Gulshan neighbourhood of the Bangladeshi capital.

The possibility of them carrying out further attacks is also not being ruled out.

On July 7, militants attacked Bangladeshi police guarding the country's biggest festival marking the end of Ramzan, killing three people and wounding 14, days after Islamic State claimed the attack on Holey Artisan Bakery in the capital and warned of more violence.

BANGLADESH SCHOOL, COLLEGES ORDERED TO REPORT ABSENT STUDENTS

The Bangladesh government has ordered all educatiol institutions in the country to furnish lists of students who have been absent for over 10 straight days.

Bangladesh government took the step after five militants killed 22 people after attacking a cafe in Dhaka's upscale Gulshan area on July 1 night. According to reports, some of the militants who carried out the recent terror attacks in Dhaka had joined militant groups after running away from home. The suspected attacker of Sholakia Eid gathering last Thursday, who was killed in a firefight, had also been missing since March, police said.

The decision to demand the lists of students was taken at a meeting of education ministry officials, chaired by Minister Nurul Islam hid, at the Secretariat.

The ministry later issued an order in this regard, which said the institutions will have to make the lists of the absentee students and submit them to the Upazila education officers, the bdnews reported.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasi has also asked people to inform police if any of the children in their families are missing.

After the cafe terror attack, parents of 10 more youths, who have been missing for several months, have sought police help to find them.

Security forces have also alerted parents to report their missing children.


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