Gurdwara attacked in Kabul, casualties feared | India News

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AMBALA: Terrorists attacked Gurdwara Karta-E-Parwan near Kabul on Saturday morning as armed assailants entered the Sikh place of worship and launched an attack, according to local sources.
Gurnam Singh, President of Gurdwara Karta-E-Parwan said: “The Gurdwara is attacked and armed men entered the premises and launched an attack. We suspect that Sangat who lived there was killed. We do not yet know the number number of people killed as the gunmen are inside Gurdwara and Sangat could not get close.”
Some visuals of the incident have also been revealed, in which smoke can be seen billowing from Gurdwara premises and panicked Sikhs.
President of the Indian Global Forum Puneet Singh Chandhok tweeted, “Alarming news of #Kabul armed militants likely from #ISIS according to Gurnam Singh the president of Gurdwara, entered Karte Parwan Gurudwara. He is crying and many of those residing in Gurdwara have been killed according to him. Request @narendramodi ji & @MEAIndia for SOS assistance”

“On May 27, 2022, I had forwarded #Afghan Minority Advocacy to @MEAIndia & @HMOIndia for e-visa processing pending for a year for 150 #Hindus & #Sikhs still in #Kabul. Repeatedly, I raised concerns and still e-visa awaited. Pray all survive,” Puneet tweeted.

Speaking about this Delhi-based BJP leader, Manjinder Singh Sirsa said: “Terrorists attacked Gurdwara Sahib in Kabul, Afghanistan. It remains to be determined how many people entered Gurdwara. But apart from the musafirs , there were 10 people inside Gurdwara. Granthi of Gurdwara had enshrined Guru Granth Sahib when this attack took place. Bomb explosions took place there and shooting is still going on. I am in constant contact with the president of Gurdwara and others and Gurdwara is under the possession of terrorists. We pray for everyone’s safety and that Gurdwara will come back into possession again.”



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