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ISIS claims responsibility for the attack in Kabul, killing 61 and at least 207 people are wounded, as per the reports. The so-called Islamic State stated that the reason behind this attack was the protest march held against them in Kabul.
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"Who are the Hazaras?
1. Of Mongolian and Central Asian descent.
2. Mainly practice Shia Islam, in predominantly Sunni Afghanistan and Pakistan.
3. Thought to be the third largest ethnic group in Afghanistan.
4. Estimates suggest they make up 15-20% of Afghanistan's population, which is thought to be about 30 million.
5. At least 600,000 Hazaras live in Pakistan, most of them in Quetta.
6. Legend has it they are descendants of Genghis Khan and his soldiers, who invaded Afghanistan in the 13th Century."
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