The attack on Sikh temple in Kabul city left at least 25 dead and 8 others wounded.

The Ministry of Interior confirmed that the security forces rescued at least 80 people were caught inside the temple.

Tariq Arian, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Interior earlier said a group of suicide bombers intruded into a Sikh temple in Shor Bazar area at around 7:45 am local time.

Arian further added that the security forces rescued the majority of people who were trapped inside the temple.

He also added that the attack has the attack has inflicted casualties but did not elaborate further.

However, he said the attack ended after almost six hours of standoff, resulting into the killing of the assailants.

Without disclosing further information, Arian said the ministry of interior will share the details with the media soon.


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