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Bangladesh police may have shot a hostage during Dhaka restaurant siege

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 5 July 2016, 17:03 IST

In a shocking revelation, a Bangladeshi police official has reportedly said that he might have killed a hostage mistakenly during the 11-hours siege in a Dhaka restaurant on 1 July, as he thought that the latter was one of the terrorists.

According to a Reuters report, a senior police official in Dhaka said that one of the six men killed by the police during the rescue operation was a pizza maker at the Holey Artisan restaurant.

At least 20 persons, including 13 hostages, were killed on 1 July in a gruesome terror attack at Holey Artisan restaurant in Dhaka's diplomatic Gulshan area.

An Indian girl, identified as Tarishi Jain, was also killed in the attack.

First published: 5 July 2016, 17:03 IST
 
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