04 Aug '18, 5am

Foreign Islamic State fighters captured by Taliban in Jawzjan | FDD's Long War Journal

Following the Taliban’s rout of the Islamic State in the northern Afghan province of Jawzjan , a video (featured below) has circulated online purporting to show several foreign militants captured by the Taliban’s forces in the Darzab district. Many of these fighters are reportedly from Central Asia, however, other nationalities are also listed in the video. According to the short clip, which has appeared on pro-Taliban channels on Telegram as well as Afghan pages on Facebook, over one dozen foreign militants are shown surrendering to the Taliban. A Taliban commander is seen calling each of the surrendering fighters individually, in which their nationality can be heard. Most of the fighters appear to be from Central Asia (specifically Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan), however, others are reportedly from Indonesia, Turkey, and France. Three children can al...

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