BNP will observe ‘mourning day’ across the country on Tuesday to condole the killings of foreigners and Bangladeshis in a terror attack on a Gulshan café. As part of the programme, the party will hold a condolence meeting at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh in the city at 2pm on the day, said a press release on Monday. Earlier on July 5, the party announced to observe the countrywide mourning day on Tuesday in memory of the café attack victims. The party followers will bring out mourning processions and hold rallies in all cities and district towns in observance of the day. Black flags will be hoisted and party flags kept half-mast at all BNP offices across the country on the day. Dhaka, UNB News Agency Reported.
Besides, the party leaders and activists will wear black badges to mourn the heinous killings. Twenty-two people, including nine Italians, seven Japanese, one Indian national and two police officials, were killed as terrorists attacked Holey Artisan Bakery at the city’s Gulshan diplomatic zone on July 1. The nation observed a two-day mourning last week in commemoration of those killed in the worst-ever terror attack in Bangladesh.