Puri condemns terror attack on gurudwara in Kabul

Hardeep Singh Puri strongly condemns terror attack on gurudwara in Kabul

Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri. Credit: PTI Photo

Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday strongly condemned the attack on a gurudwara in Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul in which at least 11 people were killed. 

The civil aviation minister said that these killings are a grim reminder of the atrocities that continue to be inflicted upon religious minorities in some countries.

"Suicide attack on a Gurudwara Sahib in Kabul needs to be strongly condemned. 

Read: Gunmen attack Sikh religious gathering in Kabul; 4 killed

 

"These killings are a grim reminder of atrocities that continue to be inflicted upon religious minorities in some countries & the urgency with which their lives & religious freedom have to be safeguarded," Puri tweeted.

Unidentified gunmen and suicide bombers stormed a Sikh gurdwara in Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 11 worshippers and wounding as many.

Kabul police said that at least 11 children have been rescued from the gurdwara. 

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