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Bangladesh searches for motives in attack, investigates Islamic State claims

Bangladeshi policemen on duty wear black badges on the first of two days of national mourning for the victims of the attack on the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, July 3, 2016. The assault on the restaurant in Dhaka's diplomatic zone by militants who took dozens of people hostage marks an escalation in militant violence in the Muslim-majority nation.

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Security officials searched on Sunday for evidence and the possible masterminds of the weekend hostage-taking in an upscale restaurant in Bangladesh’s capital. The government has denied the Islamic State group’s claim of responsibility for the attack that left 28 dead, including six attackers and 20 of the …

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