Mastermind of Dhaka cafe attack killed
Dhaka: Nurul Islam Marzan, one of the masterminds behind the 2016 Gulshan cafe attack, has been killed in a gunfight with the police in the Bangladesh capital, a senior police officer said here on Friday.
Marjan, leader of Neo Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), and another unidentified extremist were killed by Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit in Mohammadpur Beribadh area of Dhaka.
Marjan coordinated the July 1 attack on Gulshans Holey Artisan Bakery that killed 22 people, including an Indian girl, police said.
On September 10, 2016, police detained three persons from Azimpur including the Neo-JMB leader Marzan’s wife Afrin alias Prioti.