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US, Bangladesh working closely to identify foreigners’ killers

A Hindu monk holds a Bangladesh national flag as they block a street during a protest in Dhaka September 10, 2013. Hundreds of Hindu devotees from across the country blocked a street protesting the move to pass the Debottor (endowment) Property Management Act, 2013. The cabinet approved the draft Debottor (endowment) Property Management Act, 2013 for regulating management, development and transfer of ‘Debottor’ (endowed) properties donated to Hindu places of worship on June 3. The protestors claimed the proposed law was against the rules and culture of Hindu religion, local media reported. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION CIVIL UNREST) - RTX13FQ7
A Hindu monk holds a Bangladesh national flag as they block a street during a protest in Dhaka September 10, 2013. Hundreds of Hindu devotees from across the country blocked a street protesting the move to pass the Debottor (endowment) Property Management Act, 2013. The cabinet approved the draft Debottor (endowment) Property Management Act, 2013 for regulating management, development and transfer of ‘Debottor’ (endowed) properties donated to Hindu places of worship on June 3. The protestors claimed the proposed law was against the rules and culture of Hindu religion, local media reported. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION CIVIL UNREST) - RTX13FQ7

Dhaka, Oct 28 : The US has said that the country is working with Bangladesh authorities to identify the culprit behind the killings of the two foreigners.

According to The Daily Star, a US State Department spokesperson John Kirby said that the US is working closely with the Bangladesh Government to bring to justice the person responsible for these attacks.

He also said that they have noted the claims of responsibility by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

His statement came at a regular press briefing in Washington. (ANI)