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Villagers Rush to Join Afghan Forces Fighting IS

Hundreds of local villagers freed from Islamic State control in a remote eastern Afghan district are signing up to join a militia to fight IS, provincial authorities said. Officials in eastern Nangarhar province said hundreds of men have waited in long lines to become part of the militia. "We started the local forces enlisting and deployment process. Our cleanup operations will continue until the local forces are settled and able to maintain security in the area," Shirin Aqa,...

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