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Bangladeshi security personnel stand guard outside a restaurant during an attack in Dhaka's high-security diplomatic district early on July 2, 2016.
Gunmen stormed a crowded restaurant popular with foreigners in the Bangladeshi capital on July 1 night, apparently taking diners hostage and sparking a firefight with police in which at least two officers were killed, police and witnesses said. / AFP / STR        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Bangladeshi security personnel stand guard outside a restaurant during an attack in Dhaka's high-security diplomatic district early on July 2, 2016.
Gunmen stormed a crowded restaurant popular with foreigners in the Bangladeshi capital on July 1 night, apparently taking diners hostage and sparking a firefight with police in which at least two officers were killed, police and witnesses said. / AFP / STR        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

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Dhaka hostage standoff: 2 dead, ISIS claims credit

Armed terrorists have been holding as many as 20 hostages at a cafe in a diplomatic zone of Bangladesh's capital for more than eight hours. The standoff followed a gun battle with police that left at least two senior officers dead and 40 people injured. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.

Dhaka hostage standoff: 2 dead, ISIS claims credit

Armed terrorists have been holding as many as 20 hostages at a cafe in a diplomatic zone of Bangladesh's capital for more than eight hours. The standoff followed a gun battle with police that left at least two senior officers dead and 40 people injured. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.