Dhaka's July 1 Attack: Who Were The Terrorists?

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.

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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.

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