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Bangladesh arrests 85 Islamists in crackdown after wave of killings

Authorities in Bangladesh have arrested at least 85 militants as part of a broad crackdown on Islamists after a wave of brutal attacks on minorities and liberal activists, police said on June 12.

A total of more than 5,000 suspected criminals have been arrested since law enforcement agencies began a week-long drive on June 10 to halt a series of targeted killings in the mainly Muslim nation.

All arrests were made on specific charges, national police chief A.K.M. Shahidul Hoque said, relating to firearms, narcotics and other offences…

Source: Bangladesh arrests 85 Islamists in crackdown after wave of killings – ASIA

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