AMRITSAR, March 27 -- A day after a terror attack on a gurdwara in Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul that left at least 25 people offering prayers dead, the Akal Takht on Thursday said efforts will be made to evacuate Sikhs from the conflict-torn country and will approach the United Nations (UN) for this, if needed.

In a brief communique, Giani Harpreet Singh, acting jathedar of the highest temporal seat of Sikhs, said, "Once the lockdown in India in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak is over, the Akal Takht will discuss the matter with the Afghan Sikh leaders living in United States, United Kingdom and Delhi to evacuate Sikh families from the country and rehabilitate them at safe places."

He said, "A concrete policy will be formulated t...