Affiliate of IS group claims Bangladesh Shiite mosque attack

November 27, 2015 7:41 AM

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NEW DELHI — An Islamic State group affiliate in Bangladesh said Friday it was behind an attack on a Shiite mosque in the country’s north that killed one man and wounded three others.

A statement posted on IS-affiliated Twitter accounts from Islamic State - Bangladesh said that the mosque was hit by a barrage of shots fired form machine guns.

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