Kabul Gurdwara attacked in response to Prophet’s insults, targeting Hindus and Sikhs

Kabul: Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack on a gurudwara in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. , It is now rumored that the attack was carried out in response to remarks made about the Prophet Muhammad. Two people were killed in the attack. It is worth noting that former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma […]
 


Kabul Gurdwara attacked in response to Prophet’s insults, targeting Hindus and Sikhs

Kabul: Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack on a gurudwara in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. , It is now rumored that the attack was carried out in response to remarks made about the Prophet Muhammad. Two people were killed in the attack. It is worth noting that former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma had given this statement during a TV debate. Controversy ensued.

A local associate of the terrorist organization wrote on his Telegram channel that the attack was a response to the insult of Prophet Muhammad. The Islamic State of Khorasan Province E said one of its fighters broke into a Hindu and Sikh temple in Kabul, killing its guards and using machine guns and grenades at the idol-worship site.

 

It is worth noting that a few days ago, ISKP had issued a video warning of attack on Hindus and Sikhs. Former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma was mentioned in the video released by the terrorist organization. This also includes the attack on the Gurudwara in March 2020. The terrorist organization was warned of such an attack. Sikhs are a minority in Afghanistan. It is learned that after this new incident, the government has issued e-visas to 100 Sikh-Hindus.

 

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attacked in front of a gurdwara soon after noon, killing two people, including a Sikh, and injuring seven others. So the Afghan security forces prevented a vehicle laden with explosives from entering the gurdwara to avoid a major incident. The Pajwok news agency said Taliban security forces had arrested three attackers.

Taliban-appointed Interior Ministry spokesman Abdul Nafi Taqor said the attack on the Kart-e-Parwan gurdwara in Kabul’s Bagh-e-Bala area on Saturday morning and clashes broke out after an attack on a place of worship for the Sikh community in Afghanistan. The clash between the terrorists and the Taliban fighters went on for hours.