The Islamic Point out Khorasan Province on Sunday claimed the accountability for the assault on a Sikh temple in Afghanistan that killed one particular local community member and a Taliban fighter, indicating it was a retaliation for insults versus the Prophet Muhammad. Even so, in their assertion, they exaggerated the figures and claimed fifty Hindus, Sikhs and Taliban ended up killed in the assault. Also Examine: Curious situation of ISKP emir Aslam Farooqui and Pak back links
ISKP has been climbing in Afghanistan soon after the indiscriminate launch of terrorists from the jail final calendar year when US forces exited Afghanistan. The ISKP, which is absolutely opposed to the existence of any minority such as Shia, Hindus, Christians, Ahmadis, has umbilical back links with the Pakistani deep point out, as obvious from the assertion of Mawlawi Abudullah aka Aslam Farooqui, the previous main of the ISKP to the Afghan Nationwide Directorate of Safety, soon after Farooqui was arrested in 2020. Throughout interrogation, Farooqui was comprehended to have laid bare back links of ISKP with Pakistan’s Inter-Provider Intelligence.
The Gurdwara assault also reveals the climbing radicalisation in the Af-Pak location with the Taliban routine not able to have these Islamic jihadis.
Repugnant: Reactions from Pakistan, Taliban, Afghanistan’s NRF
The Gurdwara assault drew serious criticism from world leaders with the United Nations Support Mission tweeting that the assaults on civilians must be stopped promptly. Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid produced a assertion condemning the assault and expressing condolences although assuring the Sikh local community of motion versus the perpetrators.
Pakistan’s Exclusive Consultant for Afghanistan Mohammad Sadiq stated Pakistan was severely worried at the current spate of terrorist assaults on areas of worship in Afghanistan. He extra that these functions of terrorism focusing on spiritual areas ended up totally repugnant.
Harjinder Singh, president of SGPC Amritsar, has composed an electronic mail to the PMO to make certain the basic safety and safety of Sikhs /Hindus in Afghanistan.