ISIS has been trying to establish itself in Afghanistan, resulting in a bitter and violent battle against the Taliban for supremecy of the Islamist insurgency in the war-torn country.

However, the terror group are said to be succeeding in their intrusion and have reportedly recruited followers in over three quarters of Afghanistan’s provinces.

As well as making large steps in the conflict-ridden area, ISIS are also said to have sympathisers consisting of around 10 per cent of the Taliban insurgency, according to the UN report.

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