Al-Qaeda affiliated Ansar al-Islam took credit for killing Bangladesh gay rights activist Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Tanay Majumder earlier this week.
Al-Qaeda released a video of the slaughter later this week.
The terror group released a statement on Tuesday after the massacre.
Xulhaz Mannan was hacked to death in his apartment.
Gay rights activist Xulhaz Mannan murdered in Bangladeshhttps://t.co/ncZpuI0mFT
— Channel 4 News (@Channel4News) April 26, 2016
Xulhaz Mannan, who was hacked to death last week, predicted his own death before the attack.
Xulhaz Mannan, an LGBT advocate, was violently murdered in Bangladesh. Hear him predict his own death.https://t.co/MWTsNIzOMX
— AJ+ (@ajplus) April 27, 2016