Explained: What is the IS-KP, the terror outfit behind #Kabul #gurdwara attack?

A batch of 11 Afghan Sikhs arrived in Delhi last week after two persons from the community were killed in a terror attack on Gurdwara Dashmesh Pita Guru Gobind Singh Karte Parwan in Kabul on June 18.The Islamic State-Khorasan Province claimed responsibility for that attack, saying it was “an act of support for the Messenger of Allah”. The attack came days after the IS-KP said it would avenge remarks made against the Prophet by a suspended BJP leader. What is the IS-KP, where does it operate?

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