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Afghan Sikhs killed in suicide bombing, protests in Delhi

Jul 03, 2018 19:24 IST
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A suicide bomber blew himself up in a city in Afghanistan where President Ashraf Ghani was visiting, killing at least 19 people, many of them Sikhs. The attacker struck a market located hundreds of metres from the provincial governor’s compound where Ghani was holding meetings, governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told AFP. On Tuesday hundreds of members of India’s Sikh community took to the streets and protested the killings of these Sikhs and Hindus who lived in Afghanistan. Brandishing black flags and chanting they marched near Afghanistan embassy in New Delhi on Monday.