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Afghanistan IS chief killed in air strike

Latest Update: July 11, 2015 | 198 Views
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KABUL: The chief of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Afghanistan Hafiz Saeed Orakzai has been killed in an airstrike on Saturday.

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According to Afghan media, US missile struck a hideout in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan in which IS chief of Afghanistan was killed along with 30 others.

Hafiz Saeed Orakzai was a former chief of TTP Orakzai group after which he became the chief of ISIS.

Former TTP spokesperson and ISIS member Shahidullah Shahid was also killed in a similar missile strike in Nangarhar province few days earlier.