• Gunmen attack restaurant in Dhaka’s diplomatic quarters, customers, including foreigners taken hostage

    Gunmen attack restaurant in Dhaka’s diplomatic quarters, customers, including foreigners taken hostage

    Several foreigners are said to be among a number of hostages taken by gunmen who attacked a restaurant in the diplomatic quarter of the Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka yesterday. Eight or nine attackers were said to have stormed the Holey Artisan Bakery, located in the city’s diplomatic quarter.

    One kitchen staffer said that the gunmen were armed with firearms and bombs, entering the bakery at around 9:20pm local time and taking customers and staff hostage at gunpoint.

    Bangladesh’s police chief has confirmed that […]