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The forever war in Afghanistan is nowhere near its end. Now IS indulging in ethnic warfare

In a second incident in another village, two children, ages 7 and 8, were killed playing with a device, said Shamsullah Mohammadi, Faryab provincial information and culture head. In these strikes at least 47 civilians, including women and children, were killed and another 23 were severely wounded.

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It said 100 people were injured.

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Afghanistan dispatch: 'just hours ago, a land mine hit Taliban forces in Kabul. I actually saw the blast.'

At least three explosions targeted various locations.

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The forever war in Afghanistan is nowhere near its end. Now IS indulging in ethnic warfare

Read from the University of California at Long Beach. No one claimed responsibility. The first Afghan volunteers to fight in Syria had left around 2012, drawn from the ranks of the Taliban and its Pakistani counterpart, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, or TTP.

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Several dead after multiple bombing attacks across Afghanistan

Last November, the Taliban's intelligence unit carried out sweeping attacks on suspected ISIS-K hideouts in eastern Nangarhar province. Officials said that it targeted a truck carrying Taliban-contracted mechanics.

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Several dead after multiple bombing attacks across Afghanistan

The group had been relatively inactive in Afghanistan since last November, but in recent weeks it has stepped up its attacks in Afghanistan and in neighboring Pakistan, taking aim at Shiite Muslim communities reviled by Sunni radicals. Dozens of people were injured at the Sai Doken mosque, several critically. I actually saw the blast.

The forever war in Afghanistan is nowhere near its end. Now IS indulging in ethnic warfare

Earlier this month two bombs exploded in Kabul's Shiite neighborhood of Dasht-e-Barchi, killing at least seven students and wounding several others.

Death toll in Afghan mosque bombing rises to 33, Taliban say

The attacks on Hazaras spiked in 2018, with a series of lethal attacks on Hazara-linked institutions in Kabul, among others a wrestling club and a tuition centre. Praveen Swami is National Security Editor, ThePrint. Earlier this month, two bombs exploded in Kabul's Shiite neighborhood of Dasht-e-Barchi, killing at least seven students and wounding several others..

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