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Bangladesh villagers bury Islamist extremists after hanging

Bangladeshi villagers buried the leader of a banned Islamist extremist outfit and two of his aides early Thursday, hours after they were hanged for a 2004 grenade attack on the British ambassador. The explosion at a 14th century Sufi shrine in the northeastern city of Sylhet killed three people and injured the British high commissioner. […]