A new bombing in Afghanistan and the tragedy of refugees

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One of the participants in a research project I am working on was recently killed in the Afghan city of Jalalabad in a suicide bombing attack targeting Sikhs and Hindus.

  • Liza Schuster
  • The Conversation

The young women I work with who had interviewed him and his family are shattered, and his distraught wife in agony.

Xena 4dLike so many others over the past few years, he was killed by the so-called Islamic State (IS). And like other victims of IS in Afghanistan, he was targeted because of his religion.

He didn’t work for the government or foreign forces; he was a shopkeeper, trying to do his best for his family and his community.

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