Twenty foreigners killed in Dhaka siege

Twenty foreigners have been killed in an attack by Islamist militants on a cafe in Bangladesh.
Gunmen stormed the Holey Artisan Bakery cafe in Dhaka late on Friday before troops entered almost 12 hours later.
Six of the attackers were also killed and one was arrested, a government spokesman said. The attack was claimed by ISIS.
Italian sources said up to 10 Italians may be unaccounted for.
The army had initially said all hostages killed were foreigners, but later reports said some Bangladeshis also died.

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