Afghan Blast: At least nine people were killed and 13 injured in twin bomb blasts on minibuses in Mazar-e-Sharif, a city in Balkh province, Afghanistan. Local media reports quoted health officials This information is given. According to Tolo News, public transport was targeted in both the blasts. Provincial health officials have confirmed that the bodies of the dead have been brought to hospitals and that the injured are being treated. Meanwhile, no group has claimed responsibility for the blasts.
Questions on Taliban’s claim
Taliban has been claiming that they have secured the country since taking power in August last year, but international agencies and analysts have criticized the Taliban for this. Have been questioning the claim. International analysts say terrorism remains at risk of re-emergence in Afghanistan, and the Islamic State militant group has claimed several major attacks.
ISIS is attacking the Shia community
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the often fatal attacks against the Shia community in Afghanistan. Shia Afghans are mostly from the Hazara ethnic community. Between 10 and 20 percent of the country’s 38 million people are. He has long been a target of ISIS, who consider him a heretic.