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This is what happens when ISIS invades your village, destroys the schools, bans music, and then leaves

  • PIKHA, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan — Esmat was nearing the end of fourth grade when the fighters declared his school would be closed for 10 days.
  • However, the yearslong battles between Afghan government forces and ISIS fighters have taken a bitter toll on nearly all of the school buildings in Pikha and its surrounding villages.
  • When ISIS took over Nangarhar's streets they actively closed down schools, prohibiting both boys and girls from going, residents said.
  • The presence of ISIS fighters in the province led thousands from the districts of Achin, Shinwar, Kot, Bati Kot, and Mohmand Dara to flee to Jalalabad — the provincial capital — and Kabul, the country's capital.
  • Driving on the 22-mile road from Jalalabad to Achin, Waheedullah, a cab driver from Mohmad Dara district, pointed to the areas where ISIS fighters put up checkpoints and staged assassinations on security forces.

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Afghanistan: What happens when ISIS invades your village and leaves - Business Insider

  • PIKHA, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan — Esmat was nearing the end of fourth grade when the fighters declared his school would be closed for 10 days.
  • However, the yearslong battles between Afghan government forces and ISIS fighters have taken a bitter toll on nearly all of the school buildings in Pikha and its surrounding villages.
  • When ISIS took over Nangarhar's streets they actively closed down schools, prohibiting both boys and girls from going, residents said.
  • The presence of ISIS fighters in the province led thousands from the districts of Achin, Shinwar, Kot, Bati Kot, and Mohmand Dara to flee to Jalalabad — the provincial capital — and Kabul, the country's capital.
  • Driving on the 22-mile road from Jalalabad to Achin, Waheedullah, a cab driver from Mohmad Dara district, pointed to the areas where ISIS fighters put up checkpoints and staged assassinations on security forces.

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Afghanistan: What happens when ISIS invades your village and leaves - Business Insider

  • PIKHA, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan — Esmat was nearing the end of fourth grade when the fighters declared his school would be closed for 10 days.
  • However, the yearslong battles between Afghan government forces and ISIS fighters have taken a bitter toll on nearly all of the school buildings in Pikha and its surrounding villages.
  • When ISIS took over Nangarhar's streets they actively closed down schools, prohibiting both boys and girls from going, residents said.
  • The presence of ISIS fighters in the province led thousands from the districts of Achin, Shinwar, Kot, Bati Kot, and Mohmand Dara to flee to Jalalabad — the provincial capital — and Kabul, the country's capital.
  • Driving on the 22-mile road from Jalalabad to Achin, Waheedullah, a cab driver from Mohmad Dara district, pointed to the areas where ISIS fighters put up checkpoints and staged assassinations on security forces.

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