TRAC INCIDENT REPORT: Islamic State Khurasan (ISK) Uyghur Muslim Suicide Bomber, Muhammad Al-Ayguri, Targets Shia Seyed Abad Mosque During Friday Prayers, Leaves Dozens of Casualties, in Kunduz, Kunduz Province, Afghanistan – 08 October 2021

Dea Edington
3 weeks ago

TRAC UpdateClaims have been issued by Islamic State official media houses 'Nashir News Agency' and 'Amaq News Agency' (below).Over 300 casualties are claimed in the suicide attack.Of particular interest, the perpetrator is said to be of Uyghur Muslim origin. Since the Taliban took over Afghanistan in August 2021, China has been the only nation to officially recognize IEA as a legitimate government.  The optics behind this recognition are two fold, on the one hand the Taliban need the international support; on the other, China's forced 're-education camps' comprised solely of Uyghur labor poses a problem for the Taliban as the protector…

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