Afghan President: IS Group Is 'On the Run' in Afghanistan

March 15, 2016 11:03 AM

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Afghanistan's president says the Islamic State group is "on the run" in an eastern border province where in recent months the militants had taken over some remote districts.

Ashraf Ghani said Tuesday that a "crack division" of the army fought the extremists in Nangarhar. Now fighters who had declared loyalty to IS are dispersing.

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