Security heightened at Buddhist temples

Staff Correspondent | Published: 16:48, Sep 07,2017

 
 
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Armoured personnel carriers are deployed in front of Dhaka International Buddhist Monastery at Merul Badda in Dhaka on Thursday.— Ali Hossain Mintu

Security measures heightened at Buddhist temples and monasteries in Dhaka and elsewhere the country at the request of Buddhist community in the wake of violence in Myanmar.

Additional police have been deployed at Shakyamuni Buddhist Monastery at Mirpur and armoured personnel carriers are seen at Dhaka International Buddhist Monastery at Badda.

Authorities of Shakyamuni Buddhist Monastery at Mirpur have registered a general diary after threats of attack on facebook page.

Senior police officials declined to make any comment over the issue saying, ‘You know everything.’ 

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