Sikhs insecure after gurdwara attack in Afghanistan

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 Sikhs feel unsafe after gurdwara attack in Afghanistan< /p>

Afghanistan was once home to tens of thousands of Sikhs and Hindus, but decades of conflict have dwindled to a tiny handful. In recent years, those who remain have been repeatedly attacked by local Islamic State militants; (IG).

By the time the Taliban came to power last year, there were less than 300 Sikhs. Now there are only about 150.

The latest attack on a place of prayer Sikh incident happened this morning in the Afghan capital Kabul. So far, no one has claimed responsibility, but it is likely that IS was also behind the attack.

Shia and Sufi Muslim minorities in Afghanistan have also been repeatedly attacked by IS militants, which is responsible for some of the deadliest terrorist attacks in the history of the country.

All the attackers were killed about three hours after the assault began. Members of the Sikh community said they did not feel safe and wanted to leave the country.

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