FARAKHABAR: Concerns Raised Over Daesh Expansion In Afghanistan
Minister of Interior Wais Ahmad Barmak on Sunday said there is no solid evidence to prove that helicopters dropped off supplies to Daesh militants and other insurgent groups, but added that concerns are growing about the expansion of Daesh in the country.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) has said that the number of Daesh fighters in the north is insignificant.
According to MoD, Daesh in Afghanistan is led by Pakistan and the majority of the fighters are from the Afridi and Orakzai tribes which are based in Pakistan as well as fighters from Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Chechnya.
In this episode of Farakhabar, host Fawad Aman discusses the topic with the following guests:
• Political affairs analyst Abdul Basir Salangi
• Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish