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Why Taliban special forces are fighting Islamic State – BBC News

Why Taliban special forces are fighting Islamic State – BBC News

The Afghan Taliban say they have unleashed “special forces” in an increasingly bloody battle with fighters from the rival, so-called Islamic State (IS) group. The Taliban’s dominance and monopoly on insurgency in a region home to numerous local and foreign militant groups is being challenged by IS, which has been gaining some support. Who’s winning the war of the militants?

Source: Why Taliban special forces are fighting Islamic State – BBC News