Afghanistan GTI Rank: According to Afghanistan-based Khama Press, the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) said on Tuesday (March 14) that Afghanistan recorded a 75 percent decline in attacks and 58 percent in deaths. Went. Despite this, the country continues to top the list of countries most affected by terrorism for the fourth consecutive year.
Islamic State-responsible for the Khorasan attack
Taliban in Afghanistan was captured in the year 2021 in August. Due to this also a decline has been registered in the case of death. Since the Taliban now acts as a leader in most of the cases. At the same time, according to the report, any work done by the Taliban in Afghanistan has been kept out of the purview of GTI.
According to the Global Terrorism Index, Islamic State-Khorasan (DAS) has emerged as the most active terrorist group in Afghanistan after the Taliban took over the country. Islamic State-Khorasan has been blamed for 422 deaths in the country in 2022, accounting for 67 percent of the total.
Journalists’ function attacked
Recently, one person was killed and eight others injured in a bomb blast at a Shia cultural center in Afghanistan’s northern Balkh province on Saturday (March 11). Have become. Speaking to VOA News, Mohammad Asif Waziri, a local police spokesman, said the blast targeted a ceremony honoring Afghan media in the provincial capital Mazar-i-Sharif.
Mazar-e-Sharif Bomb Blast: Another explosion rocked Mazar-e-Sharif city of Afghanistan, 7 killed and 14 injured