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US remembers victims of 2016 Holey Artisan Bakery terror attack in Bangladesh Dhaka Attack
Image: Holey Artisan Bakery Facebook page

US remembers victims of 2016 Holey Artisan Bakery terror attack in Bangladesh

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 03 Jul 2021, 05:22 pm

Dhaka: The United States on June 1 remembered the death of 20 people in a terrorist attack in Bangladesh in 2016 which had left the nation shocked.

In a statement, the US State Department said: " The United States stands with the people of Bangladesh on the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attack at the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka, resulting in the deaths of 20 people, including one U.S. citizen.  We extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the victims."

" The United States and Bangladesh are united in our condemnation of terrorism and determination to prevent future attacks.  We commend Bangladesh’s efforts to bring those responsible to justice and recommit to our strong counterterrorism partnership to prevent future attacks," read the statement.

2016 Dhaka attack:

In 2016, Bangladesh witnessed a massive terrorist attack when militants attacked a cafe at Gulshan area in Dhaka and killed at least 20 people.

The attack had left the entire Muslim majority nation and even people across the globe shocked.