Afghanistan Gurdwara Attack

Afghanistan Gurdwara Attack

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Afghanistan Gurdwara Attack


Afghanistan: Deadly explosion rocks Sikh site in Kabul


An assault on a Sikh prayer site in Afghanistan has left one worshipper and a Taliban member dead as well as the unidentified attackers.
The site in the capital Kabul was hit by a bomb early in the morning when up to 30 people were inside.
It is the last remaining Sikh place of worship, or Gurdwara, in the capital.
Community leaders recently estimated that just 140 Sikhs remained in predominantly Muslim Afghanistan, down from 100,000 in the 1970s.
India, which is home to most of the world's Sikh population, said it was "deeply concerned" at news of the attack.
Abdul Nafi Takoor, Spokesman of home ministry said " The enemies of the country wanted to start a war here.
The first was a grenade attack.
 then he tried to detonate a car bomb in the crowd.
The enemy has been targeted and destroyed by our troops.
One of our security personnel was martyred in the incident,
No casualties were reported and the incident was carried out by unknown individuals

Jabbar, Eyewitness said I was in the room when the explosion happened.
The sound of the explosion was loud, I went down from the room to see what was going on.
At that moment, the shooting started,
Two more bombs exploded as security forces arrived, He controlled the area and did not allow people to approach, We did not see any casualties

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