Taliban splinters - many from group join hardline ISIS-K to support anti-China Uyghur fighters

(MENAFN- IANS) By Mrityunjoy Kumar Jha

New Delhi, Nov 23: The Taliban is clearly splintering. While the group is trying to win favour from China, their foot soldiers and field commanders are calling for 'jihad' against the Chinese government, citing oppression of Uyghurs and other Muslims in the restive Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR).

They are blaming the top Taliban leadership for not defending their Xinjiang...