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Taliban arrests five IS fighters in Afghanistan

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Amid a widening rivalry between the and the Islamic State in Afghanistan, the said it had captured five IS militants in the northern province of Jawzjan, police said on Thursday.

"A five-member delegation of IS group under Sayed Jalal was visiting Darzab district to organize its fighters when the militants on the way back captured them," Xinhua news agency quoted the police as saying.

Neither the nor the IS commented on the report.

Both the and Islamic State fighters have been trying in Darzab district and adjoining areas to expand their influence.

--IANS

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Taliban arrests five IS fighters in Afghanistan

Amid a widening rivalry between the Taliban and the Islamic State in Afghanistan, the Taliban said it had captured five IS militants in the northern province of Jawzjan, police said on Thursday.

Amid a widening rivalry between the and the Islamic State in Afghanistan, the said it had captured five IS militants in the northern province of Jawzjan, police said on Thursday.

"A five-member delegation of IS group under Sayed Jalal was visiting Darzab district to organize its fighters when the militants on the way back captured them," Xinhua news agency quoted the police as saying.

Neither the nor the IS commented on the report.

Both the and Islamic State fighters have been trying in Darzab district and adjoining areas to expand their influence.

--IANS

mr/

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Taliban arrests five IS fighters in Afghanistan

Amid a widening rivalry between the and the Islamic State in Afghanistan, the said it had captured five IS militants in the northern province of Jawzjan, police said on Thursday.

"A five-member delegation of IS group under Sayed Jalal was visiting Darzab district to organize its fighters when the militants on the way back captured them," Xinhua news agency quoted the police as saying.

Neither the nor the IS commented on the report.

Both the and Islamic State fighters have been trying in Darzab district and adjoining areas to expand their influence.

--IANS

mr/

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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