Jan 26, 2019, 1:23 PM
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Daesh top commander killed in eastern Afghanistan

Kabul, Jan 26, IRNA – A top Daesh terrorist group commander was killed in an airstrike in eastern Afghanistan, Nangarhar Province, provincial officials announced in a statement Saturday.

According to the media office of Nangarhar Governor General, Qari Naqib Allah, the senior Daesh commander was killed in a drone attack conducted by foreign forces in Haska Meyna district in south of this eastern province.

Naqib Allah has been active in Daesh terrorist group since a long time ago.

Nangarhar has become known as a Daesh center for four years. Many terror attacks have been organized and managed in this province.

Another terrorist, Khateb Amir, the plotter of the Daesh attacks, was also killed in Nangarhar Province on Jan 12.

Confirming the Daesh plotter's killing, Afghanistan Defense Ministry said the killing Amir will result in reducing Daesh terrorist attacks in Nangarhar.
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