England's tour of Bangladesh to go ahead despite security concerns

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England will tour Bangladesh in October despite security concerns, the England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed.

The ECB carried out a security review in the country following a series of deadly attacks, and consulted with players and officials on Thursday.

England play two Tests and three one-day internationals between 7 October and 1 November.

The matches will take place in Chittagong and Dhaka, where 20 hostages died when a cafe was attacked in July.

Australia postponed their Test tour of Bangladesh in October 2015 over security concerns.

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