After the bloody bombing in an educational center, Afghan women demonstrate against the "Hazzara genocide"

1 October, 2022
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After the bloody bombing in an educational center, Afghan women demonstrate against the "Hazzara genocide"

Dozens of Afghan Hazara demonstrated in Kabul on Saturday, after a suicide bombing a day earlier killed 35 people, most of them women from this Afghan minority.


On Friday, a suicide bomber blew himself up in an educational center in Kabul while hundreds of students were taking university entrance exams in the Dasht al-Barshi neighborhood.


Many of the residents of the western region where the attack took place belong to the ethnic Hazara minority, most of whom are Shiites, who were previously targeted in attacks carried out by ISIS, according to "Reuters".


The neighborhood is inhabited by a Shiite majority, including members of the historically persecuted Hazara minority in Afghanistan, which has been targeted in some of the deadliest attacks in recent years, according to "AFP".


And the United Nations announced, on Saturday, that the death toll reached 35 people, while the number of wounded reached 82.

On Saturday, about 50 women chanted, "Stop the genocide of the Hazaras, it is not a crime to be a Shiite," as they participated in a march that passed in front of Dasht al-Barshi Hospital, to which a number of victims of the assault were transferred.


The demonstrators, who wore black headscarves, carried banners saying "Stop killing Hazaras," according to "AFP".


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