Islamic State Expanding Schools in Afghan Province
Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Officials in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarar province say so-called Islamic State is trying to imprint a lasting legacy on children in the region through an increasing network of religious seminaries and schools. Authorities say IS runs at least 25 seminaries in four districts of the province where children are taught military ideology and how to prepare for suicide attacks. “Madrassas (religious seminaries) that were built by local people are now being used by IS for militant...
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