Suicide bomber targets group of Sikhs and Hindus, kills 10 in Afghanistan
Gen Ghulam Sanayee Stanekzai, the police chief of Nangarhar province, says 5 others had been wounded in Sunday’s assault, which focused the group on its method to the governor’s compound. That they had deliberate to fulfill with President Ashraf Ghani, who was visiting the area on Sunday.
Nobody instantly claimed duty for the assault, however the Taliban and an Islamic State affiliate are lively within the province.
Afghanistan’s tiny Sikh and Hindu minority has endured a long time of discrimination and hostility, and right now numbers solely round 1,000 folks. They’ve been focused prior to now by Islamic extremists.