Bangladeshi blogger hacked to death in Dhaka

  • A gang armed with machetes hacked to death a Bangladeshi blogger in Dhaka. Niloy Neel, who was known for his secular views, was killed at his home in Dhaka’s Goran area.

    Neel, who is the fourth blogger to be killed this year, was on the list of bloggers seen as targets by the Islamist militants.

    The head of the Bangladesh Blogger and Activist Network Imran H Sarkar said that the attackers entered Neel’s room, pushed his friends aside and then killed him.