US drone strike near border with Pakistan kills key ISIS-K Commander

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US drone strike near border with Pakistan kills key ISIS-K Commander

KABUL - Yet another drone strike has been reported in Nangaragar area of Afghanistan bordering Pakistan.

A key member of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) was killed in a drone strike which was conducted in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The media office of provincial government of Nangarhar in a statement said Qari Naqibullah, a key group member of ISIS-K was killed in a coalition drone strike in Chaparhar district, Khaama Press has reported.

The statement further added that airstrike was carried out late on Thursday night in Aghez area of the district.

According to the local officials, Qari Naqibullah was a key group member of ISIS-K who was involved in destructive activities in this province for the past several years.