Isis Leader in Afghanistan Killed in Strike, Spy Agency Says

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(From The National)

The appointed emir of ISIS in Afghanistan has been killed in an air strike in the eastern province of Nangarhar, Afghan security officials have confirmed to The National.

Saad Arhabi, the leader of ISIS Khorasan (ISIS-K), the affiliate named after an ancient province, was killed alongside 10 other fighters in strikes on the Khogyani district on Saturday night, said the Afghan National Directorate of Security, the country’s primary domestic and foreign intelligence agency.

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