All the victims in the attack on a restaurant in Bangladesh were foreigners

All 20 victims of the attack on a restaurant in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka were foreigners. About it reports Reuters with reference to the representative of the Bangladesh army Colonel Hassan Rashidul.

The nationality of the victims is not yet established, he said.

The attack happened the night before. Responsibility for it was assumed banned in Russia and several countries of the world terrorist group “Islamic state”

On the morning of 2 July, it began storming the building, which was attended by about 100 people. In a shootout with militants killed two policemen, about 30 people were injured. As a result of military operations on release of hostages 13 people were rescued, six militants killed and one arrested.

Earlier in the Russian Embassy reported that the Russians in the attack on the restaurant was not injured. Earlier, the Japanese government reported that the attack injured one comes from Japan.

The restaurant, which was attacked by militants, located in the prestigious diplomatic area of Dhaka, he was popular among foreign diplomats.