Afganistan’s capital Kabul saw a major attack at the Sikh gurudwara. The Kabul Gurdwara attack reported 25 people to be dead and terrorist group ISIS has claimed responsibility for the same.
In an attack on Wednesday morning at a Sikh gurudwara in Afganistan’s capital Kabul about 25 people were killed. About 120 people were present at the Gurdwara Har Rai Sahib in Kabul when the attack took place. It is reported that four terrorists opened fire which included suicide bombers attacked the gurdwara at around 8.45 IST. The terrorist group ISIS has claimed the attack as per a report of a news agency AFP. The number of deaths rose although 15 injured people along with a young child who died in the attack were taken to a local hospital as per the Afghan Health minister spokesman Wahidullah Mayar.
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— Ministry of Interior (@moiafghanistan) March 25, 2020
— Pajhwok Afghan News (@pajhwok) March 25, 2020
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Suicide attack on a Gurudwara Sahib in Kabul needs to be strongly condemned. These killings are a grim reminder of atrocities that continue to be inflicted upon religious minorities in some countries & the urgency with which their lives & religious freedom have to be safeguarded. pic.twitter.com/yQM3u41dVI
— Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) March 25, 2020
Reportedly the number of Sikhs in these areas has reduced as most of them have migrated to India following the restrictions on the minorities made by the Taliban after they took over Kabul.