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Afghanistan: Three ISIS assailants killed who stormed Gurdwara in Kabul
 
Afghanistan June 19(Agencies)
In Afghanistan, the attackers that stormed the Sikh gurdwara at Kart-e-Parwan area in Kabul have been killed. Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Abdul Nafi Takor confirmed this last night. Several blasts tore through the gurdwara yesterday morning, killing two persons, including a Sikh, and injuring seven others. Afghan security personnel thwarted a bigger tragedy by stopping an explosive-laden vehicle from reaching the Gurudwara. The Ministry spokesman confirmed the death of a Sikh man and a soldier in the crossfire. Assailants belonging to ISIS Khursan had attacked the gurdwara. The Pajhwok news agency reported that the three attackers were killed by the Taliban forces.

Yesterday's incident is the latest targeted attack on a place of worship of a minority community in Afghanistan. The UN Mission has 'strongly' condemned the terrorist attack. Taking to Twitter, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan called for the protection of all minorities in Afghanistan, including Sikhs, Hazaras and Sufis.
 
 
 
 
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