The armed people took hostages at a restaurant in the capital city of Bangladesh

Police officers of Dhaka

Armed men opened fire in the diplomatic quarter in the capital of Bangladesh Dhaka, then took hostages in the popular among foreigners restaurant, reports Reuters citing local police.

The Agency with reference to the head of special police forces of the country reports , among the captured hostages there are few foreigners. According to him, police tried to negotiate with the invaders to release the hostages. Only, according to him, the attack on the restaurant from eight to nine militants .

It is already known that in the shootout injured three police officers. Now the country’s intelligence agencies prepare to launch an operation to free the hostages.