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Afghan Mother Who Lost Multiple Sons to IS Fears for Remaining Sons

IS militants launched a massive assault on various parts of the Kot district in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province last month. Dozens of villagers were killed and hundreds displaced. In the remote village of Qalajaat, Niaz Bibi watched as IS fighters invaded her home and murdered five of her nine sons, who lived together in their family house. “They first shot them and then beheaded them,” Bibi, a mother of 12, told VOA in a telephone interview. The house was targeted, family...

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