ISIS Takes to Airwaves, Transmits Fatwas in Afghan City

ISIS is broadcasting hours of extremist propaganda in one of Afghanistan's biggest cities for the first time, officials and local residents told NBC News.
 
Since earlier this week, the so-called "Voice of that Caliphate" has been transmitting "lots of revolutionary propaganda and fatwas" on the radio in Jalalabad, calling for followers to kill anyone who stands in the way of ISIS,  Achin district Governor Haji Ghalib told NBC News.
 
Afghan officials said the transmissions were coming from the Pakistani side of the border, a claim officials there rejected.
 
News of the emerging radio station follows a Pentagon warning that the ISIS offshoot in Afghanistan has moved beyond the "initial exploratory phase ... and are becoming more operationally active."
 

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