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Thousands attend BD Islamist leader’s funeral

Thousands attend BD Islamist leader’s funeral
DHAKA: Tens of thousands of people gathered to mourn the leader of Bangladesh´s largest Islamist group as his funeral was held on Saturday in a rural southeastern town, police said.Allama Shah...

September 20, 2020 Home Today's Paper World Thousands attend BD Islamist leader’s funeral World September 20, 2020 DHAKA: Tens of thousands of people gathered to mourn the leader of Bangladesh´s largest Islamist group as his funeral was held on Saturday in a rural southeastern town, police said.Latest News Parineeti Chopra Refused To Work With Sushant Singh Rajput As He Was A ‘TV Actor’ Kangana Ranaut: ‘Various Forms Of Terrorism Are Plaguing The Industry’ Kamala Harris To Feature In Exciting New Comic Book Ayeza Khan Shares Priceless Picture From Graduation Ceremony Anurag Kashyap Accused Of Sexual Misconduct By Actress Payal Ghosh Salman Khan Makes Massive Appearance In Newly-dropped Teaser Of 'Bigg Boss 14' Malaika Arora Reunites With Family Two Weeks After Testing Positive For COVID-19 What Jennifer Aniston Said After Devastating Divorce From Brad Pitt Real Reason Why Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Struck Massive Netflix Deal Worth $100 Million Jessica Mulroney Issues Strong Statement On Meghan Markle Friendship Cardi B Breaks Silence On Divorce From Offset: 'I Have Not Shed Not One Tear'Allama Shah Ahmad Shafi, who had led the Hefazat-e-Islam group since it was formed in 2010, died of age-related complications on Friday in the capital Dhaka.His death came just a day after an unprecedented revolt involving thousands of students at his highly influential madrasa, or Islamic school, forced him to resign after three decades as its chair.

He was believed to be over 100 years old.

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