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Unemployment Leads Dozens of Youths to Join IS Ranks in Eastern Afghanistan

Provincial officials in eastern Nangarhar province expressed concerns over the dozens of youths in the province recruited by Islamic State (IS). "I have received reports from districts that unemployment, poverty and IS recruiting efforts have led to youths joining the terror group's ranks," Matiullah Ahmadzai, director of Youth Affairs at Nangarhar Department of Culture and Information told VOA. He expressed "grave concerns" at the prospects of more youths...

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