Sri Lanka hostages in Dhaka rescued unhurt: Foreign Ministry

ECONOMYNEXT – Two Sri Lankan nationals held hostage in Dhaka, Bangladesh had been rescued unhurt, a foreign ministry official said.

The duo are in hospital along with other rescued hostages, Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Mahishini Colonne said in a twitter message.

Gunmen stormed a restaurant popular with expatriates in the diplomatic quarter of the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka and has over and held people hostage overnight.