MARCH 6 2012 18:29h
Saudi Arabian Embassy official killed
Ali was shot in the chest shortly after midnight by unidentified gunmen and was taken by residents to a nearby hospital where he died, bdnews24.com reported.
Assistant Commissioner of Police Nurul Alam said Ali liked to walk or bike ride in the neighborhood.
Bangladeshi Junior Minister for Home Affairs Shamsul Hoque Tuku told a press conference the shooting was under investigation.
DHAKA, Bangladesh, March 6 (UPI) -- Saudi Arabian Embassy official Kahalf al-Ali, 45, was shot to death early Tuesday near his home in Dhaka, Bangladesh, officials say.