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Armed Men Attack Sikh Temple in Kabul

Attack on Sikh Temple in Kabul Kills 25

KABUL – A number of armed men attacked a Sikh temple in Kabul city Wednesday morning, killed 25 people and wounded 8 others.
The attack was carried out inside a Sikh temple in Shor Bazar area of Kabul city by a group of militants.
Tariq Arian, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Interior, confirmed that the attackers entered into the temple in Shor Bazar area at around 7:45 am local time.
The police forces in Kabul responded to the attack but could only control the situation after hours of fighting.
The Ministry of Interior in a statement said that the security forces rescued at least 80 people from inside the temple.
Taliban spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid issued a statement after the attack, stating that the Islamic Emirate has no link with the attack in Shor Bazar area of Kabul.
However, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria – Khorasan (ISIS-K or Daesh) terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack.
(Sahar News)

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