Dramatic Images: Militants Take Hostages in Bangladesh

Gunmen took dozens of hostages and killed at least four security personnel at a restaurant in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Friday.

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Hosne Ara Karim, whose son and daughter-in-law were rescued from the restaurant attacked by heavily armed militants, wait for them in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, July 2, 2016. Bangladesh forces stormed the restaurant where heavily armed militants held dozens of people hostage for 10 hours Saturday morning.
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Bangladeshi soldiers come out of an area housing a restaurant popular with foreigners after heavily armed militants attacked it on Friday night and took dozens of hostages, in a diplomatic zone of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, July 2, 2016. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack on the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka's Gulshan area, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadis activity online.
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People help an unidentified injured person from a Dhaka street in Bangladesh. The State Department is still assessing the claim that ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.
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Bangladesh security personnel stand on top of armored vehicles after militants took hostages at a restaurant popular with foreigners in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, July 2, 2016. Bangladeshi forces stormed the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka's Gulshan area where heavily armed militants held dozens of people hostage Saturday morning, rescuing some captives including foreigners at the end of the 10-hour standoff.
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A relative tries to console Semin Rahman, covering face, whose son is missing after militants took hostages in a restaurant popular with foreigners in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, July 2, 2016. Bangladeshi forces stormed the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka's Gulshan area where heavily armed militants held dozens of people hostage Saturday morning, rescuing some captives including foreigners at the end of the 10-hour standoff. (AP Photo)
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Bangladeshi police stand guard outside the Holey Artisan Bakery cafe, currently under a hostage siege by armed gunmen in Dhaka, Bangladesh on July 02, 2016. Multiple foreigners are being held hostage by eight or nine gunmen at O'kitchen restaurant, in the same building as the the Holey Artisan Bakery cafe - a location popular with expatriates and diplomats. A gun battle between the attackers and police wounded three people, including two officers. Police and security forces have sealed off the area in the city's Gulshan district and are trying to negotiate a hostage release.
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An injured Bangladeshi policeman being assisted after a grenade attack near the restaurant.
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The relative of a person taken hostage makes a call from his cellular phone.
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An unidentified security personnel is taken for medical attention. It's believed that seven or eight attackers entered the restaurant.
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Bangladeshi security personnel cordon off the area. An ISIS-affiliated news agency reported that ISIS claimed responsibility, but that claim hasn't been confirmed.
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Bangladeshi security personnel stand guard near the restaurant.
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An unidentified relative of a person taken hostage talks to journalists in Dhaka.
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Bangladeshi police stand guard outside the Holey Artisan Bakery cafe, currently under a hostage siege by armed gunmen in Dhaka, Bangladesh on July 02, 2016. Multiple foreigners are being held hostage by eight or nine gunmen at O'kitchen restaurant, in the same building as the the Holey Artisan Bakery cafe - a location popular with expatriates and diplomats. A gun battle between the attackers and police wounded three people, including two officers. Police and security forces have sealed off the area in the city's Gulshan district and are trying to negotiate a hostage release.
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