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Bangladesh boils again after hacking of two gay right activists



Bangladesh boils again after hacking of two gay right activists
Extremists in Bangladesh are at it again after the hacking of two people, including the Editor of a magazine for transgender community thereby becoming latest victims of murders targeting liberal activists.
Monday’s attack in Dhaka, in which six assailants murdered Julhas Mannan and Tanay Mojumdar also witnessed the fatal wounding of a third person, a security guard at the apartment building were the killings took place.
Mannan was the editor of Rupban, the only LGBT magazine in the country, and he had previously worked at the US embassy in the city.
“Unidentified attackers entered an apartment at Kalabagan and hacked two people to death,” Maruf Hossain Sorder, a Dhaka Metropolitan Police spokesman, told the AFP news agency.
The incident came two days after a university professor was killed in similar fashion in an attack in Rajshahi, which was claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, or ISIS) group.
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