Bangladesh Arrests Over 3,000 to Halt Attacks

June 11, 2016 11:12 PM

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Bangladesh Arrests Over 3,000 to Halt Attacks

A crowd in Dhaka, Bangladesh, watching a police raid in February that was part of an effort to halt a wave of brutal attacks on minorities and activists.

DHAKA, Bangladesh — More than 3,000 people, some of them known Islamist militants, have been arrested in a series of police raids intended to quell a wave of deadly machete attacks against bloggers, minorities and others, the police said Saturday.

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