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Islamic State Attacks Sikh Temple in Kabul, Killing 25


The attack comes as the U.S. is planning to pull all 13,000 troops out of Afghanistan by the middle of next year KABUL—An Islamic State militant stormed a Sikh temple in the heart of Kabul, killing 25 worshipers and taking dozens of people hostage in a prolonged siege that once again exposed the ability of insurgents to carry out attacks in the Afghan capital.
Dozens of Sikh worshipers were gathering for morning prayers on Wednesday when a gunman stormed the temple, according to the Interior Ministry. Men, women and children scrambled out of the compound as the attacker moved through the temple. An Afghan security official initially...