Russia Says About 10,000 IS Militants Now in Afghanistan

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Russia Says About 10,000 IS Militants Now in Afghanistan

Russia has estimated there are about 10,000 Islamic State militants in Afghanistan and their number is growing because fighters fleeing Syria and Iraq also are heading to the war-ravaged country. Russian media on Saturday quoted Zamir Kabulov, Russia’s special presidential envoy for Afghanistan, as saying Moscow is particularly worried about an increasing foothold of Daesh militants…