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180 Afghan Sikhs and Hindus to leave for India on Wednesday

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Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmadshah Ghanizada is the deputy editor in chief for The Khaama Press Agency who manages and overlooks the English edition.

A group of 180 Afghan Sikhs and Hindus are expected to leave for India on Wednesday as part of mass migration of the members of the two minority communities following deadly attacks.

Sources privy of the development told Times of India “As many as 180 Sikhs and Hindus are likely to leave Kabul on Wednesday.”

The sources further added that the 180 members of the two minority communities are leaving the country amid panics following the recent attacks on them which left dozens dead or wounded.

They also added that the Sikhs and Hindus have been victims of discrimination, terror, violence and persecution at the hands of extremists and it has now triggered mass exodus.

According to the sources, the number of the Sikhs and Hindus has reduced to just around 700 from earlier number which was more than 100,000.

This comes as the most recent attack targeted the Sikh community in capital Kabul which left at least 25 members of the community dead and several others wounded.

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