Bangladesh authorities have arrested 8,559 people - including 119 suspected Islamist militants during mass raids 3 days ago, said a police spokesman on Monday. The arrests come as part of the suppression of extremism after a series of brutal murders in recent months.
On Saturday, a police statement said that most of the detainees were suspected militants were members located in atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), the banned Islamist group. JMB is accused of terrorist attacks and
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