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Afghan events may have spillover effect on South Asia, say analysts

NEW DELHI – Afghanistan’s permanent envoy to the United Nations Ghulam M. Isaczai told a Security Council meeting last week that 10,000 foreign fighters representing 20 groups were fighting alongside the Taleban in his country.

The Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), which has been held responsible for multiple terror attacks in India, including the one in Mumbai in 2008, was among the groups he named.

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