Shi­ites bombed in Bangladesh:

The Washington Post Sunday - - THE WORLD -

Uniden­ti­fied at­tack­ers hurled home-made bombs as thou­sands of Shi­ite Mus­lims gath­ered for a reli­gious pro­ces­sion in Bangladesh’s cap­i­tal be­fore dawn Satur­day, killing a teenage boy and in­jur­ing more than 100 other peo­ple, po­lice said. The at­tack on Shi­ites — a mi­nor­ity in the Sunni-dom­i­nated coun­try — was said to be un­prece­dented for Bangladesh, which has seen a rise in vi­o­lence this year claimed by Is­lamist ex­trem­ist groups.

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