Video footage courtesy of Channel 9
On the night of July 1, 2016, five heavily-armed militants barged into at Gulshan’s Holey Artisan Bakery just after iftar. They tortured and murdered 20 people inside the bakery, and killed two policemen part of the rescue operation. The attack was the most significant militant attack in Bangladesh in the recent years.
At a Bangla Olympiad program in 2017, Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor recited a poem in remembrance of the victims of the attack.
Video footage courtesy of Channel 9.