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FBI agents join probe into slaying of U.S. writer in Bangladesh
FBI agents join probe into slaying of U.S. writer in Bangladesh

FBI agents met Thursday with Bangladeshi law enforcement officers in a widening investigation into last week’s brutal slaying in Dhaka of an American secular blogger. A four-member FBI team that arrived in the Bangladeshi capital late Wednesday held a lengthy meeting with police detectives probing the death of Avijit Roy, an American citizen of Bangladeshi origin. Roy was hacked to death by assailants Feb. 26 on the Dhaka University campus. Roy’s wife, Rafida Ahmed Bonya, was seriously wounded in the attack. “The FBI team will assist us in carrying out the investigation, and they’ll stay here for a few days,” said Monirul Islam, joint commissioner of the...

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