A key leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) was among a dozen militants killed in the Afghan National Defense and security operation carried out in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
According to the provincial government media office, the Special Operations Forces of the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), conducted military operations in Jamal Khel, Deewana Baba, Kandar, and Chenar Kali areas of Achin, killing at least 12 militants linked to the Islamic State.
The media office further added that four hideouts of the terror group were also destroyed during the same operations.
Report from the governor’s office indicate a key leader of the terror group who was operating as the shadow judge of ISIS-K identified as Waliullah Mansor who was also known as Yasir, was among those killed.
Some heavy and light weapons belonging to the militants of the terror group were destroyed in the operation.