Terrorist group Islamic state has claimed responsibility for the attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul, which killed at least 61 people and 200 injured. This is the BBC.
The information resource of terrorists Amaq said that two terrorists detonated suicide bombs at a rally of Shiites in the Afghan capital. Afghan Shiites from the Hazara people protesting against the publication of them in the provinces of new transmission lines. They chanted “Death to discrimination!”, demanding that a transmission line from Turkmenistan to Kabul passed by their provinces of Bamyan and Wardak
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani condemned the attack. “Peaceful protest is the right of every citizen, but the terrorists got into the crowd and attacked, killing and wounding a number of citizens, including some members of the security forces,” he said.
For the Islamic state of Shia is one of the goals, as the terrorists consider them heretics. Afghan Shia Hazaras, according to legend, are descendants of Genghis Khan and his warriors. They make up 20% of the 30 million inhabitants of Afghanistan. During the reign of the Taliban terrorists in the years 1996 to 2001 they were subjected to discrimination, part of Hazaras emigrated to Iran and Tajikistan.
During and after the demonstration (photo – EPA)