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A-Qaeda leader killed in Nangerhar raid

A-Qaeda leader killed in Nangerhar raid

Oct 19, 2014 - 14:50

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): An important Al-Qaeda leader has been killed in an air raid in eastern Afghanistaninfo-icon, the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) claimed on Sunday.

Abul Bara Al-Kuwaiti, the militant commander, was killed in the Lal Mandi area of Nazyan district in Nangerhar province late on Saturday, the spy service said.

A statement from the agency said the airstrike targetted the residence of Abdul Samad Khanjari, an Al-Qaeda member. NDS added Al-Kuwaiti had close links with the terror network’s chief.

Following the raid, security personnel recovered two Kalashnikov assault rifles, a machinegun, a laptop and certain sensitive documents from the house.


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