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Notorious Daesh commander killed in Kunar airstrike

Notorious Daesh commander killed in Kunar airstrike

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May 16, 2016 - 13:01

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A notorious commander of the Islamic State, a terrorist group also known as Daesh, has been killed in an airstrike in eastern Kunar province, .the Ministry of Defense (MoD) claimed on Monday.

A statement from MoD said the raid was conducted in Watapur district by the Afghan Air Force, but the Afghan National Army (ANA) explained US troops -- using an unmanned aerial vehicle -- carried out the strike.

The 201st Selab Military Corps identified the Daesh commander as Shafiq, who was allegedly involved in deadly terrorist activities in the district, where Daesh has lately launched its activities.

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