Afghanistan: 8 injured after grenade attack on religious school | world news

Eight people were injured on Saturday after unknown elements threw a hand grenade at a religious school in Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan, Xinhua reported citing local media.

The grenade attack on Usman Zonurain seminary in Rodat district took place early on Saturday, and all the injured were taken to hospital, police spokesman Abdul Basir Zabuli was quoted by Xinhua as saying. .

The attack came during a three-day gathering of religious scholars and elders in the capital Kabul which will end on Saturday.

Meanwhile, participants in the jirga, or grand assembly, are expected to announce their decisions on a range of issues, including the reopening of schools for girls in grades 7-12, type of government, national flag and flag. ‘National anthem.

Several civilians were killed and injured in Nangarhar when a bomb attack took place the previous week. The unidentified assailants used a magnetic mine aimed at the leader’s vehicle and the target of the blast was the head of the district health department.

Since the Taliban regime took control of Afghanistan, explosions and attacks have become a regular affair with relentless human rights violations involving relentless killings of civilians, destruction of mosques and temples, assaults on women and fueling terror in the region.

The call for recognition of the Taliban comes as no country has yet come forward and the country is facing its worst humanitarian crisis with more than half the population in need of aid and another eight million starving.

The Taliban, desperate for international recognition, are repeatedly reminded that respect for women and human rights, the establishment of an inclusive government and the condemnation of terrorism are prerequisites for the recognition set by the international community.

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