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    Gunmen Take Hostages in Bangladeshi Capital

    A Dhaka cafe fell under a hail of bullets today when around eight armed attackers stormed the Holey Artisan Bakery — a popular haunt among expats and diplomats — in the Gulshan district of the Bangladeshi capital. A gun battle has left two police officers dead and 30 people injured, and ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack. Authorities have sealed off the area and are trying to negotiate with the assailants, who are reportedly holding at least 20 people hostages, including foreigners.

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