Students were preparing for an exam when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives at the centre
Despite the Taliban's assertion that they have brought security to the nation, the country is witnessing regular attacks, mostly claimed by the Islamic State.
Heavy gunfire could be heard in social media video of the rally, with Taliban men assaulting female protesters. They also violently prevented Afghan journalists from covering the rally, VOA reported.
At least eight civilians were killed in an explosion in a predominantly Shia neighbourhood in western Kabul, Taliban authorities have said.
At least four people were injured in an explosion suspected to be a "sucide bombing" attack at the Kabul International Stadium during a domestic T20 league cricket match played in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, on Friday, police said.
The Ministry of Interior have confirmed the blasts and said a group of armed insurgents entered the gurdwara in Kart-e-Parwan area.
MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said in Delhi: "The team will meet senior members of Taliban. They'll also meet representatives of international organisations who are involved in the delivery of humanitarian assistance. We are focused on the security of our officials."
Security forces said an investigation into the blast is underway. According to an eyewitness in Mazar-e-Sharif, the number of casualties is high.
After the Taliban first took over in August 2021, the neighbourhood experienced a short-lived respite from attacks but has since become the scene of a new cycle of assassinations and bombings, leaving its ethnic Hazara and Shia Muslim residents particularly vulnerable to an unrelenting campaign of targeted killings.
The explosions occurred as students were coming out of their morning classes, a witness said.
According to a Taliban official in the province, coffee shops serve as a convenient place for most of the moral corruption something has misled the youths in Herat.
Pentagon officials had earlier said the strike was necessary to prevent "an imminent ISIS-K threat" to US forces evacuating people at Kabul's airport.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. The attack came after a US drone was hovering over the city, witnesses said.
The western media, based on Pentagon briefings, is claiming that nearly a hundred evacuees could be on intelligence watchlists as suspected terrorists, with possible ties to ISIS.
Afghan Pop-star Aryana Sayeed, who is a human rights activist in addition to being an empowered woman, was forced to flee her own country and take shelter in the United States to save herself, after Taliban took over Afghanistan.