Bangladesh: Buddhist monk hacked to death

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Dhaka, May 14: A 70-year-old Buddhist monk hacked to death in Bangladesh's Bandarban district, media reported on Saturday.

Monk Mawng Shoi Wuu, whose throat was slit by assailants, was found dead in poll of blood in the monastery located at Naikhyongchari Upazila on Saturday, reported the bdnews24.com.

Buddhist monk hacked to death

The victim was the chief of the monastery.

A series of murders of priests belonging to non-Muslim communities and secular Muslim personalities rocked Bangladesh in recent time.

 

Involvement of home grown Islamist radical's role is suspected in the case, however global terror groups Islamic State and Al Qaeda have reportedly claimed responsibility for these murders.

Any group is yet to claim responsibility of the attack.

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