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Taliban intel chief says ISIS 'no threat' in Afghanistan

Bashir disputes UN report that claims terrorist group roams freely

There is no ISIS
Dr Bashir speaks to Nikkei Asia at intelligence headquarters in Jalalabad City, Nangarhar Province. (Photo by Kanika Gupta)

JALALABAD, Afghanistan -- The head of the Taliban's intelligence services said Islamic State no longer operates in Afghanistan, disputing a United Nations report that states the terrorist group roams freely in the country.

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