In a breaking development, terrorists belonging to the ISIS-Khorasan terror group, on Saturday morning, attacked the revered Gurudwara Karte Parwan in Kabul. They launched multiple explosions, open fired at the Sikh people present at the religious place.
Later, taking to Twitter, Sikh leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa reported that all the terrorists were killed by Afghan soldiers and the Gurudwara is now under the control of Afghan police forces.
Big Breaking: All the terrorists that attacked Gurdwara Karte Parwan Sahib neutralised by Afghan soldiers.
Gurdwara Sahib now under Afghanistan Police control
— Manjinder Singh Sirsa (@mssirsa) June 18, 2022
Who are the ISIS-Khorasan militants?
Islamic State-Khorasan Province is considered to be the most violent of all the militant groups based in Afghanistan. The terror group was set up in January 2015 at the rise of ISIS power in Iraq and Syria.
The group recruits militants from Afghanistan as well as Pakistan, especially from their rival group, Taliban that took over the country in August 2021.
According to BBC, the group initially had over 3,000 militants, however, they have also suffered great losses in fights with the US, the Taliban, and also Afghan security forces.
IS-KP is known for continuously targeting politicians, security forces, minority communities, girls’ schools, maternity wards, and others.
IS-KP threatens to attack India
Recently, the IS-KP also threatened to attack India over sacked BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma’s controversial remark on Prophet Mohammed.
Sharing a video via its mouthpiece AlAzaim foundation, the Islamic terror group threatened to attack Hindus over the ongoing blasphemy row and demolition of a part of a mosque in the Jahangirpuri area of Delhi. According to the Khorasan Diary, the video featured an Indian suicide bomber.
The video features @NupurSharmaBJP, the national spokesperson of the @BJP4India and houses of Muslims bulldozed. It then features previous statements of ISKP suicide bombers who were Indian. Threatening to conduct attacks against India wherever possible. 2/4 pic.twitter.com/UjEmM7m87p
— The Khorasan Diary (@khorasandiary) June 14, 2022