14 August 2017

News Story: Daesh Leader Killed in Kunar Airstrike

NATO’s Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan confirmed in a statement on Sunday that a Daesh leader has been killed in an airstrike in Kunar.

According to the statement, RS said the “death of Kunar provincial Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-Khorasan (ISIS-K) emir, Abdul Rahman,” has been confirmed.

The statement said that Rahman was killed in an airstrike on August 10 with three additional senior Daesh members in Darah-e-Pech district of Kunar.

“The death of Abdul Rahman deals yet another blow to the senior leadership of ISIS-K," said Gen. John Nicholson, Commander, US Forces-Afghanistan.

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