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U.S. cannot confirm al Qaeda claim in blogger's killing in Bangladesh| Reuters

May 04, 2015    

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is not able to confirm a claim by al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) that the group killed a blogger who was also a U.S. citizen in Bangladesh in February, a U.S. official said on Monday.The SITE Intelligence Group reported on Sunday that AQIS leader Asim Umar claimed responsibility for the killing of Avijit Roy, a U.S. citizen of Bangladeshi origin, in a video listing several people killed in Bangladesh and Pakistan."We are aware of the May 2 claim of responsibility for the murder of the American-Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy by AQIS,&quo...

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