Islamic State Attacks in Eastern Afghanistan Challenge Taliban Rule

KABUL—A spate of attacks killed at the very least five people today in japanese Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province on Wednesday, the hottest outbreak of violence in an region where Islamic State’s regional affiliate is mounting a problem to the Taliban’s handle of the region.

Militants carried out at the very least two bombings and a gun attack Wednesday in Jalalabad, Nangarhar’s provincial cash. In the capturing attack, at the very least two Taliban fighters and a civilian were being killed, in accordance to community residents. Islamic Point out-Khorasan Province, or ISKP, claimed obligation for the attacks.