The 24-year-old man, identified by officials as Mohammed Polash Ahmed, was killed by military commandos after the plane made an emergency landing in Chittagong.
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Plane Hijacking Foiled on Bangladesh-Dubai Flight, Suspect Killed: Officials
At least 70 people have died in a deadly fire in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka - but that number is expected to rise.
5 BCL, Jubo League men killed in Khulna road crash Five leaders and activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League and Jubo League of Gopalganj district have been killed as a truck hits a private car carrying them on Rupsha bypass road in Khulna city.
BSF kills Bangladeshi national at Lalmonirhat border
15 injured in Al factional clash in Faridganj
Qatar Airways flight makes emergency landing at Dhaka
Two 'drug peddlers' killed in Cox's Bazar 'shootout'
A Bangladeshi national is killed in an attack by a wild elephant when he was trying to capture its photo in Darjeeling
Rohingya refugees protest in Bangladesh protest the mass detentions of Rohingya inside Saudi deportation centres, call for UNHCR to step in as @YangheeLeeSKKU visits the camps.
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Bangladesh: Saham al-Hind media of Jamaat ul Mujahideen Bangladesh has released a new message calling on Bangladeshi Muslims to join armed jihad. The message has been released in three languages: Bengali, English and Arabic.
Yemeni military sources: Iranian-made marching aircraft carrying explosives
Bangladesh Immigration Police has filed a case against the 13 Rohingyas, who were deported by SaudiArabia authorities on Tuesday, for travelling to the kingdom with passports secured through forged documents.
Bangladeshi police has confirmed to BBC Bangla that the 13 detained Rohingya confessed to leaving Bangladesh on passports obtained fake documents. Bangladeshi courts deciding whether to push them back to Saudi Arabia or imprison them in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Opposition demands new vote, alleges widespread ballot rigging.
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Tensions high in Bangladesh ahead of elections tomorrow. In bizarre move Govt suspends 3G and 4G services. Means people can't upload videos of election irregularities + barrier for opposition. Dhaka has 2nd highest number of urban Facebook users in world
The United States and the United Nations raised concerns over the looming general election in Bangladesh as the opposition said hundreds more activists had been arrested and attacked
@fbnewsroom: six accounts, nine pages. Taken down for coordinated inauthentic behaviour, i.e. a network of counterfeit accounts. "Linked to individuals associated with the Bangladesh government."
calls for immediate suspension of repatriation of Rohingya to Rakhine State. Crimes against humanity are ongoing and 100s of 1000s of remaining Rohingya are in urgent need of protection. Repatriation under these conditions can't be deemed safe.
40 villagers held over attack on DB police in Jessore
2 teenage boys are killed after a pick-up van runs them over during a clash between 2 factions of Awami League in Dhaka's Mohammadpur area
Main accused in Rangpur Public Prosecutor murdercase dies in prison
Bangladesh general election will be held on December 23: official
Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees "against their will" to Bangladesh.
Bangladeshi immigrant who set off pipe bomb in NYC subway station has been convicted of terrorism charges - AP
'Drug smuggler' killed in 'gunfight' with Kushtia BGB A suspected drug smuggler is killed in an alleged gunfight with members of Bangladesh Border Guard in Daulatpur upazila of Kushtia.
From Alipurduar to Malda, the entire North Bengal region is under threat as four members of the terrorist outfit Jamaatul Mujahideen of Bangladesh (JMB) may have sneaked into Indian territory from neighbouring Bangladesh, according to intelligence agencies.
Motorcycle rider killed in Dhaka road crash
Bangladeshi killed in 'BSF firing' A Bangladeshi man was killed yesterday in what appeared to be a BSF firing near the border in Chapainawabganj's Shibganj upazila.
Bangladesh: Two suspected NeoJMB militants killed on October 16 during police operation in Dhaka Division; additional raids expected over coming days