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Gunmen take hostages at cafe in Dhaka


Gunmen take hostages at cafe in Dhaka

Dhaka (Bangladesh), July 02 (ANI): Around eight to nine gunmen attacked a restaurant popular with expatriates in the diplomatic quarter in Dhaka on Friday taking hostages, including several foreigners, according to police. Islamic State is claiming the responsibility for the attack and says more than 20 people have been killed in the attack.

The gunmen attacked the Holey Artisan restaurant at around 9 p.m. last night.

Police say they are preparing to start an operation to rescue the hostages.

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