Kabul attack

The attackers targeted a ‘dharamshala’ in Shor Bazar area of Kabul, which has a sizeable population of the Hindu and Sikh minorities. Some reports said the attack began at 7.45 am Afghan time.

Armed men stormed inside a Gurdwara in Kabul's Shor Bazar area at about 7:45 am (local time) on Wednesday and were locked in a battle with security forces.

US President Donald Trump has called off a peace deal with Taliban leaders and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani that sought to end America's 18-year war in Afghanistan.