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Activist hacked to death in Bangladesh

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Thu, 07 Apr 2016
AFP


Dhaka: A Bangladeshi law student who posted against Islamism on his Facebook page has been murdered, police said on Thursday, the latest in a a series of killings of secular activists and bloggers in the country.

"At least four assailants hacked Nazimuddin Samad's head with a machete on Wednesday night. As he fell down, one of them shot him with a pistol from close range. He died on the spot," deputy commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police Syed Nurul Islam told AFP.

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