Bangladesh PM ‘determined to root out terrorism’

Agence France-Presse
Bangladesh PM ‘determined to root out terrorism’
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina appears on television, condemning the 'extremely heinous act.'


DHAKA, Bangladesh – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she was determined to eradicate terrorism in Bangladesh Saturday, July 2, after security forces stormed a cafe where Islamist extremists had taken dozens of diners hostage.

“It was an extremely heinous act. What kind of Muslims are these people? They don’t have any religion,” she said in a televised speech. (READ: Bangladesh hostage seige: What we know so far)

“People must resist these terrorists. My government is determined to root out terrorism and militancy from Bangladesh.” –

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