This Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 photo shows local residents watching a police raid on a building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016. (AP Photo)
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Bangladesh police have arrested three local Islamists over the decapitation of a top Hindu priest, the latest attack targeting religious minorities in the Muslim-majority nation, officers said Monday.The ISIS group has claimed responsibility for the attack inside the temple complex Sunday in the country's north, but local police said there was no evidence to suggest the extremist group was involved.Two members of banned militant group Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) and an activist with Jamaat-e-Islami, Bangladesh's largest Islamist political party, were arrested overnight Sunday.Bangladesh has seen an upsurge in attacks on minorities including Shiites, Sufis, Christians and Ahmadis by Islamist militant groups.
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