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Bangladesh Police Kill 9 Extremists in Dhaka Raid

Police in Bangladesh say they killed nine extremists Tuesday during a shootout near the country’s capital city Dhaka. National police chief Shahidul Hoque said the group of Islamic militants – believed to be members of the Islamic State-linked Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen (JMB) – were planning to launch an attack similar to one earlier this month at a café that killed 22 people. Officials said the militants were barricaded in a five-story building along the outskirts of Dhaka in the...

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