Saudi diplomat shot dead in Bangladesh

By REUTERS
March 6, 2012 09:46

 
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DHAKA - An unidentified gunman shot dead an official of the Saudi Arabian embassy in Bangladesh early on Tuesday, police said, the first such killing of a diplomat in the country.

The body of Khalaf Al Ali, a second secretary, was found near the embassy in Dhaka's diplomatic quarter.

"We are investigating the incident and trying to get the details including motive of the killing and identity of the killer," police officer Kamrul Hasan told Reuters.

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