360-Degree View of Holey Artisan Bakery Before Dhaka Terror Attack

The bakery is a known name among foreign diplomats visiting Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Bangladeshi soldiers (left) walk out of the Holey Artisan Bakery (right) which came under terrorist attack on Friday, 1 July 2016. (Photo: <b>The Quint</b>)

Holey Artisan Bakery, a Dhaka-based bakery, came under attack by terrorists on Friday, 1 July as 6 to 10 armed gunmen took over 20 hostages. A gun battle with the Bangladeshi police, which was launched within hours, left at least six terrorists dead while five civilians lost their lives.

Before the attack, the bakery – well known in Dhaka – looked like this. View the 360-degree picture of the place, checked into on Facebook by members of various nationalities before the bloodbath.

The bakery, a sister organisation of a Japanese restaurant named Izumi, is popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone of the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka.

When the bakery came under attack, people of various nationalities were reportedly present. The foreign ministries of Japan, Italy, India, and the US were reportedly tracking the incident.

Also Read: US President Barack Obama Briefed, Lawmakers React to Dhaka Attack

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