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IS claims Bangladesh mosque attack

  • The Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for an attack at a Shia mosque in Bangladesh that killed one person and injured three others, a monitoring group said on Friday. Police said three men carried out the attack on the Al-Mostefa Shia mosque in Shibganj, some 125 km north of Dhaka during the evening prayers on Thursday. The US-based SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadi activity, posted on its website that the IS claimed responsibility in a message on Twitter. (Source: IANS)