New Delhi: Terrorists attacked the Karte Parwan Gurdwara in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, on Saturday. A member of the Sikh community and a security guard were killed in a terrorist attack on the Karte Parwan Gurdwara. The security personnel killed in the terrorist attack belong to the Muslim community. Afghanistan is being accused of foiling a major attack with an explosive-laden vehicle. Firing reportedly lasted for hours between Taliban forces and militants. Taliban militants have reportedly killed three militants who attacked the gurdwara. A spokesman for the Afghan Interior Ministry, Takor, confirmed that a soldier from the Islamic Emirate’s forces and a Sikh civilian had been killed in the attack. He also said that seven people were injured in the attack and had been admitted to hospital for treatment.
The Afghan Interior Ministry said in a statement that it had received a tip-off that a car bomb had exploded at an Iraqi police recruiting center at Kisak, west of Kabul. Sources said the attack on the Gurudwara took place early Saturday morning. There were 30 people inside the gurdwara at the time of the attack. A vehicle also exploded outside the Gurudwara. The militants first threw a hand grenade at the gurdwara, according to the Afghan Interior Ministry. Due to which a fire broke out near the gate of the Gurudwara. A spokesman for the Kabul police chief, Khalid Zadran, was informed that all the militants had been killed and that the operation had been completed. He claimed that the attackers were killed by security forces in a short period of time so that no civilians were killed. The second blast occurred half an hour after the first.
The first blast was reported at around 6 in the morning. Half an hour later another explosion occurred. Smoke billowed from the scene after the blast. Which created an atmosphere of panic. Security forces then sealed off the area and launched an operation against the militants.