Family members have confirmed the identities of the five militants who were killed in a commando operation in the Holey Artisan Bakery of the capital after a hostage crisis on Friday night.
Police published the names of five of the six attackers as Akash, Bikash, Don, Badhan and Ripon while the identity of the rest could not be confirmed, reports UNB.
However, family members confirmed the real names of the attackers. They are Meer Samih Mobassher, Rohan Ibn Imtiaz, Nirbras Islam, Khairul Islam Payel and Shafiqul Islam Uzzal, said police.
Earlier on Friday evening, seven gunmen entered the Holey Artisan Bakery in the capital’s Gulshan area and took hostage around 40 people, including restaurant staff and guests, both locals and foreigners.
Two suspects, including one of the seven gunmen, are now in police custody.