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Country pays tribute to Holey Artisan victims
People from all walks of life pay their respect by placing floral wreaths on Sunday, July 1 to to the memories of the victims who were killed in 2016 in a militant attack at Gulshan's Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka. Photo: Salahuddin Ahmed/UNB
People from all walks of life pay their respect by placing floral wreaths on Sunday, July 1 to to the memories of the victims who were killed in 2016 in a militant attack at Gulshan's Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka. Photo: Salahuddin Ahmed/UNB
Dhaka, 1 July, Abnews: People have been paying their tributes to the deceased victims of the Gulshan café attack on Gulshan’s Holey Artisan Bakery of Dhaka in 2016.
 
Marking the day, the authorities have kept the café premises open to the visitors from 10:00am to 2:00pm.
 
Family members of the victims, politicians, diplomats and various international organizations walked to the spot to place floral wreaths showing respect to the victims around 10:00am.
 
Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, also the general secretary of ruling Awami League paid respect on behalf of the party.
 
On July 1, 2016, militants stormed into Holey Artisan Bakery of Gulshan area killing 22 people including 17 foreigners, three Bangladeshi and two police officers.
 
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