Islamic State claims suicide bombing in Bangladesh elite forces camp

Two people were wounded in the apparently botched attack on a camp for Bangladesh's elite security forces.

Published: 18th March 2017 05:35 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th March 2017 05:35 PM   |  A+A-

Islamic state, representational image,

Members of Islamic State (Representational image | AP)


CAIRO: The Islamic State group claimed on Saturday a suicide bomb attack a day earlier on a camp for Bangladesh's elite security forces.

"A caliphate soldier in Bangladesh carried out a martyrdom operation with an explosive belt in a camp for special forces in Dhaka," the group announced in its daily al-Bayan radio bulletin.

Two people were wounded in the apparently botched attack.

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