Security powers cordon off the region situated in old Kabul and are occupied with firearm fight with aggressors, authorities state. Four individuals have been killed in a presumed suicide shelling in Kabul after an impact in a Sikh temple.
Unidentified shooters and suicide bombers assaulted a Sikh strict complex in the Afghan capital today. Afghan security powers closed off the zone and were taking on the aggressors, Interior Ministry spokesman Tariq Arian said. It isn't at present clear what number of assailants there were or what their identity was. In any case, Narender Singh Khalsa, an individual from parliament who speaks to the small Sikh people group, said he had reports that four individuals had been killed and up to 200 individuals caught inside the temple in the early morning assault. "Three suicide bombers entered a dharamshala," he stated, alluding to a haven zone in a temple compound. "The shooters began their assault when the dharamsala was brimming with admirers." Sikhs in Afghanistan The assault comes as Afghanistan is confronting heap emergencies that have put the nation on the edge. To add to the nation's misfortunes, Washington cut $1bn in help to the nation on Tuesday. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Kabul on Tuesday in an offer to determine a standoff between President Ashraf Ghan and his adversary Abdullah, who likewise is declaring himself president following a challenged political decision. The US and the Taliban marked an arrangement a month ago that should prepare for talks between the Afghan initiative and the renegades, however with Kabul incapable to concur who is in government, the discussions have slowed down. Sikhs, who number less than 300 families, have endured far reaching segregation in the nation and have likewise been focused by outfitted gatherings. In 2018, a suicide besieging focusing on the Sikh people group and guaranteed by ISIL killed in excess of twelve individuals in the eastern city of Jalalabad. Under Taliban rule in the late 1990s, Sikhs were approached to distinguish themselves by wearing yellow armbands, yet the standard was not authorized. As of late, huge quantities of Sikhs and Hindus have looked for haven in India, which has a Hindu larger part and a huge Sikh populace.