They went to top schools and universities. They seemed like normal, middle-class men. On July 1, they killed 22 people in a terror attack in Dhaka.
A look at the histories of the terrorists responsible for the attack on Gulshan restaurant in Dhaka’s diplomatic zone shows men hailing from upper middle-class backgrounds who had attended top universities in Bangladesh and abroad.
Bangladesh Information and Broadcasting minister Hassanul Haq Inna told Indian broadcaster NDTV that the attackers “were from a top school and university in Dhaka … The parents of these boys are normal and have secular credentials.”
The July 1 attack was Bangladesh’s worst terror attack.