Afghan special forces killed local Islamic State terrorist group leader
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According to National Directorate of Security (NDS), the country’s national intelligence agency, a local Islamic State (IS) leader was assassinated by Afghan Special Forces in the country’s eastern Nangarhar province.
The agency further stated that “Acting on a confirmed tip-off, the NDS Special Operations Forces conducted an operation in Kuz Kunar district, Nangarhar province, to arrest Kamin, known as Hakimullah, one of the IS newly designated local leaders.”
It also declared that “A gunfight took place while the targeted man was planning to flee the area. As a result, Kamin, who served as IS military chief for Pachir Wa Agam and Haska Mina districts of Nangarhar was killed.”
Afghan army personnel revealed and damaged an attack tunnel of Taliban insurgents and detained four militants in Sharsharak village of northern Balkh province.
Source: Mena Fn