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12 Suspected Militants Arrested in Bangladesh

Security forces in Bangladesh have arrested 12 suspected militants, including two top leaders of an al-Qaida affiliate that started in South Asia last year. The militant group had claimed responsibility for killing two bloggers who campaigned against conservative Islam in Bangladesh. Officials of Dhaka’s anti-terrorism unit, the Rapid Action Battalion, announced the arrests Thursday following a series of raids that started the previous day and continued until midnight. RAB spokesman...

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