Youngsters from Pakistan being recruited in Daesh: report

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An Interior Ministry report has revealed that youngsters from Pakistan are being sent to Afghanistan for joining the terrorist group Daesh also known as the self-styled Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

According to the report, the total number of people sent from Pakistan to Afghanistan is between 40 and 50.

“The youngsters are brainwashed and given training in Afghanistan. They are also paid salary between Rs 30,000 and Rs 50,000 each,” the report detailed.

Official sources said that 40 to 50 young men were acquiring training in Afghanistan after leaving Shamshato refugee camp in Peshawar.

The report also mentioned that several banned organisations were also merging with Daesh and several Taliban commanders had also joined the terrorist group.