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20 hostages dead in brutal Bangladesh attack

After an 11-hour standoff, Bangladeshi troops entered a restaurant in the diplomatic zone of the nation's capital on Saturday where attackers had holed up with hostages, many of them foreigners. Twenty hostages were found dead, and six attackers were killed in the raid. The attackers, whom the Islamic State claimed as its own, were reportedly armed with guns, swords, and bombs. Many of the dead hostages were reportedly "brutally killed" with sharp weapons. Thirteen hostages were rescued in the raid, and a seventh attacker was arrested. Read more at The New York Times.