NEW DELHI: The details coming after recent attack at a Gurdwara in Kabul revealed that Indian nationals were involved in the deadly raid which left at least 25 people dead and eight others wounded.
The gunmen and suicide bombers had raided a Sikh religious complex in Kabul on Wednesday, killing 25 people before security forces killed all of the attackers.
The Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan had claimed responsibility for the attack on the group’s Amaq media arm, according to SITE Intelligence Group, which tracks militant postings and groups.
One of the gunmen was identified as Abu Khalid al-Hindi, an Indian national, not Kashmiri as being rumoured. The Amaq News Agency, affiliated with the terror group, also released the photo of the suicide bomber who stormed the Sikh temple. The terror group also issued a brief statement claiming that the Sikh minority group was the target of the attack.