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Islamic State – Khorasan Province

Islamic State branch in Central and South Asia

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Islamic State – Khorasan Province: Islamic State branch in Central and South Asia
The Islamic State – Khorasan Province is an affiliate of the Islamic State (IS) active in South Asia and Central Asia. Some media sources also use the terms ISK, ISISK, IS–KP, Daesh–Khorasan or Daesh–K in referring to the group. ISKP has been active in Afghanistan and its area of operations includes Pakistan, and Tajikistan where they claimed attacks, as well as Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Bangladesh and China where individuals have pledged allegiance to it. The ISKP and Taliban consider each other enemies.

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