Bangladesh terrorism

This item appears on page 19 of the April 2016 issue.

The US Department of State alerts travelers to the potential for extremist violence in Bangladesh.
Since September 2015, the country has experienced a series of violent attacks. These include the murders of two foreign nationals as well as bombings and other attacks against gatherings of religious groups and security forces. Daesh (ISIL) publicly claimed credit for many of these attacks, including the beheading of a Hindu priest on Feb. 22.