- 20 hostages killed mercilessly by sharp weapons: Bangladesh Army
- 13 hostages rescued, including one Japanese and two Sri Lankans
- Six armed attackers among the dead in Dhaka restaurant siege
"Most of (the hostages) were killed mercilessly by sharp weapons last night," before the siege began, Army Brigadier General Naim Asraf Chowdhury said.
He told a news conference 13 people were rescued including one Japanese and two Sri Lankans.
The army concluded an operation to clear the cafe on Saturday after a 12-hour siege that began when gunmen stormed the restaurant, which was popular with foreigners, on Friday night.
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