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Thousands flee as ISIL fights Taliban for Afghanistan's Kunar province

10 Apr 2019 Al Jazeera

Afghan Special Forces, ISIL and the Taliban are preparing for a three-way battle in eastern Afghanistan.

ISIL started an offensive against the Taliban two weeks ago in Kunar province – a fight that has displaced more than 20 thousand people.

Now the Afghan government says it is getting involved.

Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis reports from Kunar.

Original Link: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/04/thousands-flee-isil-fights-taliban-afghanistans-kunar-province-190410080249001.html

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