FARAKHABAR: Daesh Launches First Attack Against Afghan Forces

Farakhabar-27-sep-2015

A day after the United Nations (UN) published its report on the increasing influence of the militants affiliated to Daesh, the group has launched the first attack against the Afghan security forces in Achin district of Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan.

Referring to the clash between security forces and Daesh, security officials announced Sunday that up to 85 Daesh fighters had been killed in the battle with security forces in the area.

This comes a day after the UN published a report that warns against the growing influence of Daesh in Afghanistan. The report also illustrates that Daesh is recruiting in at least 25 provinces across the country which is alarming.

How Daesh managed to make a foothold in Afghanistan and how Daesh threat is dangerous to Afghanistan?

In this episode of Farakhabar, host Yama Siavash discusses the topic with the following guests,

• Sharif Balkhabi, MP

• Dawoud Hasas, former senator

To watch the whole program, click here:

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