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The Nation Mourns

  • Published at 12:01 am July 5th, 2016
  • Last updated at 01:55 am August 1st, 2016

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday paid homage to the victims of the terror attack in Holey Artisan Bakery. She placed floral wreath and observed a minute of silence on the altar of a podium erected in memory of the victims at Army Stadium in the capital as a two-day state mourning in memory of the victims ended yesterday, reports BSS. Sheikh Hasina talked to the relatives of the deceased and conveyed sympathy to them. Ambassador of United States in Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat, Japanese Ambassador Masato Watanabe, High Commissioner of India Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Ambassador of Italy in Dhaka Mario Palma also paid tributes to the victims. Meanwhile, the mortal remains of 19-year old Indian victim Tarishi Jain were cremated in New Delhi’s Gurgaon on Monday afternoon. Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj received the coffin on behalf of the Jain family at Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport on Monday afternoon.