#Afghan officials say 25 killed in #Kabul attack on #Sikhs

KABUL — A lone Islamic State gunman rampaged through a Sikh house of worship in the heart of the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Wednesday, killing 25 worshippers and wounding eight, Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry said. The gunman held many of the worshippers hostage for several hours as Afghan special forces, helped by international troops, tried to clear the building. At least one of the dead was a child. Within hours, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack.

Source: Afghan officials say 25 killed in Kabul attack on Sikhs | CTV News