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Daesh contradicts reports of Hafiz Saeed Khan killing

Daesh contradicts reports of Hafiz Saeed Khan killing

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Jul 12, 2015 - 15:15

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Islamic State (IS) on Sunday rejected reports that the group’s leader Hafiz Saeed Khan had been killed in US drone strike but confirmed killing of two others members, including Shahidullah Shahid and Gulzaman in missile strike by unmanned aircraft.

Abdul Rahim Muslim Dost, central member of Daesh for Kurasan, in his telephonic interview with Pajhwok Afghan News rejected the killing of Hafiz Saeed Khan.

The National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) in a statement said Hafiz Saeed Khan was killed along with 30 other insurgents on Friday evening in a coordinated assault in Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province.

The NDS said of having authentic reports of Daesh group gathering in Takht area which they shared with foreign troops. After that coordination, the NDS said that drone fired a missile which hit the target.

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