A Bangladeshi government official has said security forces are trying to negotiate to free around 20 people taken hostage by at least eight gunmen at a crowded restaurant in the capital city Dhaka on Friday night. The hostage-taking took place at around 9:30 PM local time at a diplomatic quarter in the city. Several hours after the hostage-taking, the assailants exchanged sporadic gunfire with police outside. The Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility for the incident.
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