Islamic State claims attack on Sikh temple in Kabul that killed two

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By Mohammad Yunus Yawar KABUL (Reuters) -An attack claimed by Islamic State on a Sikh temple in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least two people and injured seven, officials said, another deadly incident in a spate of violence targeting minorities and places of worship. On an affiliated Telegram channel, the local branch of Islamic State said the attack was in response to insults leveled at the Prophet Mohammed, an apparent reference to remarks by an Indian government spokeswoman that have been condemned by many Muslim-majority countries. Grey smoke billowed over the area in ima…

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