Dhaka thugs hack US writer to death

February 27, 2015 5:09 AM

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Dhaka thugs hack US writer to death

A prominent American blogger known for his writing against religious fundamentalism has been hacked to death by cleaver-wielding attackers in Bangladesh's capital.

The attack on Avijit Roy, a Bangladesh-born US citizen, took place when he and his wife Rafida Ahmed, who was seriously injured, were returning from a book fair at Dhaka University. Ms Ahmed is also a blogger.

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