Atleast three Islamist militant security forces were killed in Bangladesh on Saturday including a Bangladesh-born Canadian citizen. Last month around 22 people were killed in Dhaka attack.
In a gunbattle, the head of Dhaka Police counterterrorism unit, Monirul Islam was killed at the outskirts of the capital.
The reports revealed that four militants had been killed in the battle which was later confirmed to be three. In the wake of series of killings, it was expected that US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Bangladesh.
Islamic State asserted duty regarding the ambush on the bistro in an elegant neighborhood of the capital, amid which aggressors singled out non-Muslims and outsiders, murdering Italians, Japanese, an American and an Indian. The administration has relentlessly denied the nearness in the nation of any transnational aggressor association, similar to al Qaeda or Islamic State
However, police trust that Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, which has promised dependability to Islamic State, was included in sorting out the bistro assault. The size of that assault and the focusing of nonnatives has thrown a shadow over outside interest in the poor South Asian economy, whose $28 billion articles of clothing fare industry is the world's second biggest.
The suspected brains killed in Saturday's assault was distinguished as Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury, a 30-year-old Canadian subject conceived in Bangladesh. Examiners say Islamic State in April distinguished Chowdhury as its national authority. "As indicated by our confirmation we are currently certain that Tamim was among the three executed," Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan told correspondents. "So the section of Tamim has finished here."
Khan said Chowdhury was one of the principle suppliers of assets and arms for a few late assaults. He had come back to Bangladesh in October, 2013 by means of Abu Dhabi, A K M Shahidul Hoque, the auditor general of police, said. The attack took after a tip off from the proprietor of the house where the aggressors were staying, Hoque told journalists. The landowner said the activists had depicted themselves as specialists in the medicinal exchange.
Police have likewise been holding in confinement two men who had been among the survivors of the assault on the eatery. Hasnat Karim, holds double British and Bangladeshi citizenship, and Tahmid Hasib Khan, an understudy of Toronto University, had been feasting independently in the eatery.
A legal advisor for Karim, a 47-year-old specialist, has said his customer is guiltless. Relatives of Khan, 22, say he is honest as well. Not long ago, security strengths captured four ladies associated with being individuals from Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh.