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Indian National Abu Khalid al-Hindi Behind Sikh Temple Attack, ISIS-K

Indian National Abu Khalid al-Hindi Behind Sikh Temple Attack: ISIS-K

KABUL – The offshoot of the Islamic State terror group, ISIS Khurasan, claimed that the attack on Sikh temple in Kabul was carried out by an Indian national Abu Khalild al-Hindi.
The Amaq News Agency, affiliated with the terror group released the photo of the suicide bomber who stormed the Sikh temple in Kabul city on Wednesday.
The terror group also issued a brief statement claiming that the Sikh minority group was the target of the attack to avenge the plight of Muslims living under severe restrictions in Kashmir; India’s only Muslim dominated state.
The Ministry of Interior confirmed that the attack on Sikh temple in Kabul city left at least 25 people dead and 8 others wounded.
This is not the first time the terror group is targeting the minority groups in Afghanistan.
A suicide attack, claimed by ISIS Khurasan, killed at least 19 people including many members of the Sikh community in Jalalabad city of Nangarhar in mid-2018.
The attack also killed Awtar Singh Khalsa, the only Sikh candidate who had planned to contest the parliamentary elections.
(Sahar News)

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