Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh (January 5, 2020)  Location:  Tongi, Gazipur, Bangladesh, and surrounding areas Event:  Bishwa Ijtema, the world’s second-largest Muslim gathering, will be held in Bangladesh January 10-12 and 17-19, on the banks of the Turag River in Tongi.  The main gathering point is about three kilometers north of Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.  ...
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Security Message: Security Incident at Dhaka Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport

On Nov 6 at approximately 7:10 pm, there was a security incident at the Dhaka Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.  An individual clothed similar in appearance to airport cleaning staff attempted to gain entry to the airport through the international departures (second level) access point.  Members of the airport security staff challenged the individual and were ...
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