Afghanistan: A gurdwara in the Afghan capital, Kabul, has come under fire from armed gunmen. At least 25 people are expected to be injured. According to the information received, the gunmen suddenly broke into the Gurudwara and started firing indiscriminately. Some people hid on the other side of the building to save their lives. At least 25 people are trapped inside the gurdwara. A Muslim guard of the Gurudwara has been killed in a firing. While two people are hospitalized.
According to sources, the militants detonated a bomb near the entrance and then stormed the building. Two were killed and at least eight were injured in what became known as the Cold War. The militants detonated two bombs and then took people hostage. At 8.30 am Indian time, information about a terrorist attack on a gurdwara came to light. Meanwhile, 3 people have recently come out, 2 of whom have been sent to hospital. Three Taliban soldiers were wounded in the attack. The two attackers were surrounded by Taliban soldiers.
We are keeping a close eye on the situation: Indian Ministry of External Affairs
“We are deeply concerned about the attack on the holy shrine in Kabul,” the Indian foreign ministry said in a statement. We are closely monitoring the situation and awaiting further information on further developments.
7-8 people are still trapped in Gurudwara: Manjinder Singh Sirsa
BJP leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa said that according to information, three people have been evacuated so far. Two of them have been sent to hospital. The guard of the Gurudwara has died. It is believed that 7-8 people are still trapped inside but the number has not been confirmed. The shooting is still going on.
Taliban fighters rushed to the scene
The gunmen who attacked the Kabul shrine were probably members of the Taliban’s rival Daesh group. Taliban fighters have reached the spot and fighting is going on between them. The Gurudwara has been damaged and four Sikhs are missing. This information was given by Punjab Rajya Sabha MP Vikram Sahni.
The Gurudwara was also attacked earlier
Months after the Taliban came to power in October last year, unidentified gunmen stormed Gurdwara Karte Parwan and looted property. Since then, Afghan Sikhs have been appealing to save India.