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Tens of thousands attend Islamist leader’s funeral

Tens of thousands of people gathered to mourn the controversial leader of Bangladesh’s largest Islamist group as his funeral was held on Saturday in a rural southeastern town, police said. Allama Shah Ahmad Shafi, who had led the hardline Hefazat-e-Islam group since it was formed in 2010, died of age-related complications on Friday in the […]

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