American Blogger Avijit Roy Killed In Bangladesh; Wife Also Injured In Cleaver Attack

February 27, 2015 5:19 AM

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American Blogger Avijit Roy Killed In Bangladesh; Wife Also Injured In Cleaver Attack

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A prominent U.S. blogger, known for his writing against religious fundamentalism, has been hacked to death by unidentified attackers in Bangladesh's capital, police said Friday.

The attack on Avijit Roy, a Bangladesh-born U.S. citizen, took place late Thursday when he and his wife Rafida Ahmed, who was seriously injured in the attack, were returning from a book fair at Dhaka University.

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