Gunmen take 200 hostage at Sikh-Hindu temple in Afghan capital

Credit: WorldNews- Published 1 week ago
Unidentified gunmen have attacked a Sikh-Hindu temple in the Afghan capital, Kabul, taking up to 200 worshipers hostage. Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Tariq Arian said on Wednesday that Afghan security forces had blocked off the area and were battling the gunmen in an attempt to rescue the hostages. โ€œPeople are stuck...

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Published 1 week ago -  01:17
Atleast 25 reported dead as gunmen attack Gurdwara in Kabul,ISIS claims responsibility|Oneindia
25 PEOPLE WERE KILLED AFTER GUNMEN OPENED FIRED AT A GURDWARA IN AFGHANISTAN'S CAPITAL KABUL TODAY. THE TERROR GROUP ISIS HAS CLAIMED THE ATTACK. AFGHAN HEALTH MINISTRY SPOKESMAN WAHIDULLAH MAYAR SAID 15 WOUNDED PEOPLE AND ONE DEAD CHILD HAD BEEN BROUGHT TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL. BUT IT WAS FEARED THE NUMBER OF DEATH WOULD RISE MUCH HIGHER, AS IMAGES POSTED ONLINE SHOWED SEVERAL BODIES AS WELL AS TERRIFIED PEOPLE RUNNING FROM THE SCENE. ARMED MEN STORMED INSIDE A GURDWARA IN KABUL'S SHOR BAZAR AT 7:45 AM LOCAL TIME. THE AFGHAN SECURITY FORCES RESPONDED AND ARE LOCKED IN A GUNBATTLE. ONE OF THE ATTACKER HAS BEEN SHOT DEAD AS THEY WERE LOCKED IN AGUN BATTLE WITH THE AFGHAN SECURITY FORCES.

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