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Atia Mahal raid:  3 placed on 5-day...

Atia Mahal raid: 3 placed on 5-day...

Militancy

Fri, Jan 18 2019

The suspected militants were shown arrested in an anti-terrorism case

Dead female militant at Atia Mahal identified...

Dead female militant at Atia Mahal identified...

Crime

Thu, Jun 22 2017

Morjina is the sister of Jubaira Yasmin, the female militant arrested from Chittagong earlier in...

PBI launches investigation into Sylhet...

PBI launches investigation into Sylhet...

Bangladesh

Tue, May 16 2017

The two explosions approximately 250m away from Atia Mahal killed six

Atia Mahal danger-free but...

Atia Mahal danger-free but...

Crime

Wed, Apr 12 2017

On March 24, police cordoned off the Atia Mahal as a militant hideout. Army para-commandos joined the...

DNA samples collected from 2 bodies...

DNA samples collected from 2 bodies...

Crime

Tue, Apr 4 2017

DNA samples of two deceased militants have been collected following the completion of the autopsy.

2 bodies finally recovered from Atia...

2 bodies finally recovered from Atia...

Nation

Mon, Apr 3 2017

The operation to recover the bodies and clean up Atia Mahal began around 8am on Monday

Bomber who attacked crowd outside Atia...

Bomber who attacked crowd outside Atia...

Nation

Mon, Apr 3 2017

Ashraful’s body was among those recovered from the Borohat militant den in Moulvibazar during Operation...

Police identify one Nasirpur...

Police identify one Nasirpur...

Crime

Sun, Apr 2 2017

Seven tattered bodies were found after the operation on March 30

Cleanup at Atia Mahal starts

Cleanup at Atia Mahal starts

Crime

Sun, Apr 2 2017

ADC Musa said the operation will start when the Bomb Disposal Unit of the army arrives at the spot

CTTC: Borohat bomb factory provided...

CTTC: Borohat bomb factory provided...

Crime

Sun, Apr 2 2017

The militant dens raided over the past few weeks are still hazardous with numerous bombs hidden away...

Nasirpur, Shibbari and Sitakunda three...

Nasirpur, Shibbari and Sitakunda three...

Crime

Fri, Mar 31 2017

'The scene was reminiscent of the Sitakunda raid aftermath. There too, the militants had blown themselves...

Five questions about the Sylhet...

Five questions about the Sylhet...

Afsan Chowdhury , Afsan Chowdhury

Wed, Mar 29 2017

Successful counter-terrorism means nothing without transparency

RAB Intelligence chief Azad brought...

RAB Intelligence chief Azad brought...

Bangladesh

Wed, Mar 29 2017

Although his condition is stable, the RAB intelligence chief is yet to regain consciousness

5 days of death and terror comes to...

5 days of death and terror comes to...

Crime

Wed, Mar 29 2017

A total of 78 people were rescued from the building, including 30 males, 27 females and 21 children

New JMB, new bombs

New JMB, new bombs

Crime

Wed, Mar 29 2017

Mizan’s signature bombs used gunpowder, an assortment of chemicals and a pin to produce a crudely-made...

4 militants dead as Sylhet raid nears...

4 militants dead as Sylhet raid nears...

Crime

Tue, Mar 28 2017

The sounds of explosions and gunfire stopped around 4pm

36 hours of horror

36 hours of horror

Bangladesh

Tue, Mar 28 2017

The dawn of March 24 is one that residents of Atia Mahal 1 and 2 in Shibbari, Sylhet will find hard to...

The way it’s done

The way it’s done

Editorial

Mon, Mar 27 2017

The raid has so far seen 78 residents of the building rescued by Saturday afternoon leaving no innocents...

Operation Twilight continues: Eight...

Operation Twilight continues: Eight...

Crime

Mon, Mar 27 2017

The raid began early Friday at 3am when police cordoned off the Atia Mahal

Suspicious NID card led cops to Atia...

Suspicious NID card led cops to Atia...

Bangladesh

Mon, Mar 27 2017

'Showing this card, a man rented the third floor from us three months ago. He claimed to be an employee...

From Surjadighal Bari to Atia

From Surjadighal Bari to Atia

Crime

Mon, Mar 27 2017

What Independence Day? We have no safety. Who is independent?