Dhaka attack: Autopsy report reveals Italian victims were tortured

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Rome, July 7: Six days after terrorists carried out a deadly attack in a cafe in Dhaka, it is now being said that the Italian hostages who lost their lives in the attack were tortured.

Nine Italians lost their lives in the attack and according to the autopsy reports, their bodies bore several knife marks and they are said to have suffered slow deaths.

Also read: Dhaka attack: Hostages killed within 20 minutes after assault

Italian victims were tortured: report

Reports also suggest that some of them were mutilated.

20 hostages were killed in the attack, which took place on Friday, July 1. The victims were mostly Japanese, Italian, American and one Indian national. Security forces killed six of the seven terrorists.

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack however, officials said that all the terrorists belonged to a local terror outfit.

The Islamists, who carried out Bangladesh's terror worst attack at a cafe, had slaughtered all the 20 hostages within 20 minutes of the brazen assault, a top police official said.

Reports suggest that some of the terrorists were also carrying machete that they later used to kill the hostages.

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