June 3, 2023

Over 260 Afghan Sikhs in Kabul Gurdwara need help in evacuation, says US Sikh body

More than 260 Sikhs have taken asylum at Gurdwara Karte Parwan in Kabul and need assistance in their departure, a US Sikh body said Sunday.

“There are in excess of 260 Afghan residents left at Gurudwara Karte Parwan in Kabul, including ladies and more than 50 kids. This incorporates three babies with one born yesterday,” United Sikhs said in a proclamation.

Up until now, just India has helped departure of Afghan Sikhs after the takeover of the country by the Taliban.”We are in correspondence with governments in the United States, Canada, Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand, Tajikistan, Iran and the United Kingdom among others,” the United Sikhs said.

We are additionally in correspondence with global guide offices and non-legislative associations attempting to help salvage endeavors in Afghanistan. Likewise, our groups are speaking with organizations that can execute salvage endeavors on the ground in Afghanistan,” it said.

As per the United Sikhs, the 10-kilometer drive to the global air terminal in Kabul from Gurdwara Karte Parwan through different designated spots is probably the greatest test in the salvage endeavors. A couple of Afghan minority individuals has ineffectively endeavored to make this excursion last week, it said.”We are all set to the air terminal, however we dread the retraction of departure departures from the Kabul air terminal. This is our lone opportunity to take out the ladies, youngsters, older, and newborn children from the country. When current specialists catch the entire country it will be the finish of our local area,” said Surbeer Singh from Jalalabad who has taken shelter at the Gurdwara.

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