Dhaka, March 19 -- "The police raid is still on to capture those who took part in the attacks," Saheb Ali Pathan, additional police superintendent in Sunamganj, told bdnews24.com.

Around one and a half dozens of suspects have been arrested as of Friday morning, said a police official, though police have not disclosed their identities.

On Wednesday, assailants attacked around 70 Hindu households in Noagaon village in Shalla Upazila vandalising them. Police and locals have held Hifazat-e Islami activists responsible for the attacks.

Two cases have been filed with Shalla Police Station over the incident. One of them was filed by police against 1,500 "unidentified" people, said local police station chief Nazmul Haque.

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