US blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

February 27, 2015 4:52 AM

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A U.S. blogger in Bangladesh known for his prominent stance against religious fundamentalism was hacked to death by unidentified attackers in the country’s capital Thursday night, police said.

Avijit Roy and his wife Rafida Ahmed were attacked late Thursday night in Dhaka as they were returning from a book fair at Dhaka University. Ahmed was seriously hurt in the attack.

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