- Aug 21, 2009
- Reaction score
- Political Leaning
A U.S. airstrike last month killed Hafiz Sayed Khan, the head of the Islamic State's branch in Afghanistan, a Pentagon spokesman said Friday.
Khan was killed July 26 as U.S. and Afghan Special Forces conducted operations against the terror group in southern Nangarhar province, Deputy Press Secretary Gordon Trowbridge said in a statement.
His death comes as part of a major effort to crush the Islamic State, which became a growing threat in Afghanistan earlier this year.
U.S. airstrike kills leader of Islamic State in Afghanistan
And the beat goes on... :monkeyarm