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Remembering the victims

  • Published at 02:16 am July 1st, 2017
  • Last updated at 02:31 pm July 2nd, 2017
Remembering the victims


Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain was the son of Eskayef CEO Simeen Hossain and Muhammad Waquer Bin Hossain, and also the grandson of Transcom Group chairman Latifur Rahman. He was a 2016 graduate of Oxford College at Emory University and a student at Emory’s Goizueta Business School. Abinta Kabir, daughter of Elegant Group chairman Ruba Ahmed. She was a second year student at Emory University’s Oxford College campus in USA. She was in Dhaka for visiting relatives and friend. Ishrat Akhond was working with ZXY International FZCO. She was also involved in creative and cultural organisations including the Institute of Asian Creatives, Institute of Art and Culture and Dhaka Art Centre. Ishrat was a Bangladeshi arts promoter and trustee of the Institute of Asian Creatives (IAC).
TWO BANGLADESHI POLICEMENCapture Rabiul Karim, hailed from Manikganj district of Bangladesh, was the senior assistant commissioner of Detective Branch of Police. He joined in the police force on June 2012 just after his graduation in Bangla from Jahangirnagar University. Salauddin Ahmed hailed from Gopalganj district of Bangladesh, was officer in charge of Banani Police Station. He joined in the forces in 1991 as a sub inspector.  
TWO HOLEY ARTISAN STAFFCapture Saiful Choukidar was the assistant pizza chef at Holey Artisan Bakery. Prior to Holey Bakery, He worked in hospitals and had a small business in his village. After the commando operation, police released photos of Saiful and identified him as one of the “attacker”. He was also named as an accused in a case filed over the terror attack. Zakir Hossain Shaon was a kitchen assistant at Holey Bakery. He was detained from the Gulshan café attack spot in an injured state under suspicion of having connection with militancy, but later died in custody.
SOLE INDIAN NATIONALCapture Tarishi Jain was the sole Indian national killed in the attack. Tarishi was the daughter of Shri Sanjeev Jain of India. She passed out from American School Dhaka and was a student of the University of California at Berkeley.    
NINE ITALIAN NATIONALS All of them were entrepreneurs or working in the textile sector in Bangladesh 1 Adele Puglisi was a quality control manager of Artsana Chicco that had factory in Dhaka. She was set to return to Catania, Sicily on any day. Claudia Maria D’Antona was an entrepreneur living in Bangladesh for nearly twenty years with her husband. She was from Turin and was the managing director of Fedo Trading Ltd, an Italian RMG buying house having operation in Bangladesh. Simona Monti was from Rieti area in Italy and was a graduate from University of Rome. She had been working for a Dhaka based buying house. She was 5-months pregnant with a boy and was to return soon to Italy for a medical checkup. Marco TONDAT was from Cordovado in the Province of Pordenone in the Italian region. He was an entrepreneur of the textile industry. Nadia BENEDETTI, was from Viterbo of Lazio region of central Italy. She was the managing director for a Bangladeshi branch of a British firm StudioTex Limited, a company based in London and interests in Bangladesh. The company had operations in Bangladesh for over 15 years. Vincenzo D’allestro was swiss-born, lived in Accera, southern Italy. Maria Rivoli was from Bergamo area of northern Italy. She was on a business trip to Dhaka when the attack took place. Cristian ROSSI was from Pordenone province of Italy. He was director of a company active in the apparel sector in Bangladesh and China. Claudio Cappelli was from Vedano al Lambro under Monza and Brianza in the Italian region Lombardy. Claudio was working for a Dhaka-based buying house.
SEVEN JAPANESE NATIONALS All of them were working on a government aid project in Dhaka, representing three Tokyo-based consulting companies. Koyo Ogasawara (Katahira & Engineers International) Makoto Okamura (Almec Corp.) Yuko Sakai (Almec Corp.) Rui Shimodaira (Almec Corp.) Hiroshi Tanaka (Oriental Consultants Global) Nobuhiro Kurosaki (Oriental Consultants Global) Hideki Hashimoto (Oriental Consultants Global)