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Dhaka Terror Attack: Two-Day National Mourning Declared In Bangladesh
Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina on Saturday declared a two-day national mourning in Bangladesh following the terror attack at Holey Artisan Bakery in capital Dhaka, that killed 20 civilians including foreign nationals.

Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina on Saturday declared a two-day national mourning in Bangladesh following the terror attack at Holey Artisan Bakery in capital Dhaka, that killed 20 civilians including foreign nationals.

Islamic State terrorists slaughtered at least 20 foreigners, including an Indian woman, with sharp weapons before security forces rescued 13 hostages and gunned down six attackers on Saturday morning, ending the night-long siege at a Dhaka cafe popular with both locals as well as foreign visitors.

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Meanwhile, Home Ministry on Saturday declared a high alert in states bordering Bangladesh, including West Bengal, Tripura and Assam.

According to reports, the Union Home Ministry has directed the Border Security Force (BSF) and other agencies to keep strict vigil along the international borders.

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