Dhaka terror: Outrage in India, PM Modi speaks to Sheikh Hasina

The attack on an upscale restaurant in Dhaka has triggered concern and sorrow in the neigbouring India, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi voicing pain beyond words at this despicable attack. Mr Modi spoke to his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina and expressed condolences and solidarity at the devastating terror attack in Dhaka, which killed 20 people including a young Indian girl studying in California.
The terror attack in Dhaka is set to propel India and Bangladesh to step up their counter-terror cooperation in days to come. Indian intelligence and security agencies are closely tracking the rise of Islamist radicalism and the ramifications of the July 1 terror attack in Dhaka.

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