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Bangladesh News | Japanese

Japanese man killed by unidentified gunmen in northern Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh-born Kunio Hoshi, 65, was murdered in the district of Rangpur after being stopped on his rickshaw by three men on a motorcycle.
  • Four men were detained for questioning for killing Hoshi as authorities investigated the regional Islamic State affiliate’s claim of responsibility for the attack.
  • Following the similar death of an Italian national days earlier, international embassies began issuing alerts and international groups and schools in the country began restricting their activities.

Read more:
4 detained over Japanese national murder(Dhaka Tribune)
Japanese man shot dead in Bangladesh; Islamic State link probed(The Japan Times/Reuters)
Second foreigner killed in Bangladesh” (The Guardian)
Hoshi murder: US urges quick probe; Japan, S Korea issue alert(Dhaka Tribune)

(Image Credit: Ripon Islam/AP, via The Guardian)