Dhaka: Ten militants of banned Bangladeshi Islamist outfit -- Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) -- were sentenced to death on Thursday by a fast-track court after they were found guilty in 2005 suicide bombing case in Gazipur.

"The convicts will be hanged to death," Judge Mohammad Motahar Hossain of Dhaka's Speedy Trial Tribunal said while announcing the verdict in a crowded courtroom.

Eight people were killed and 80 others were injured in the blast that occurred at one of the lawyers' room in Gazipur Bar Association office on November 29, 2005.


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