7/16/2017 4:00:51 PM
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With reference to the Reuters the Shabestan News Agency reported that the pentagon has published the report about the death of commander of ISIS Abu Saeed in Afghanistan. They have declared the death of ISIS commander.
According to Pentagon's news, ISIS commander was killed in an air strike in the Kunar province of Afghanistan. Pentagon spokesman said that more than a dozen people have been killed in this air strike.
"US forces killed Abu Sayed, the emir of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria - Khorasan Province (ISIS-K) - in a strike on the group's headquarters in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, July 11," White said in the statement, referring to ISIL's other acronym.
"The raid also killed other ISIS-K members and will significantly disrupt the terror group's plans to expand its presence in Afghanistan."
Sayed is the third ISIL leader in Afghanistan to be killed since July 2016.
Sayed had led the group since late April after the previous leader, Abdul Hasib, had been killed by US forces. Hasib's predecessor Hafiz Sayed Khan was also killed by US forces.