Top ISIS leader killed in Afghan Air Force raid in Nangarhar province

ISIS-fanatics-AfghanistanA top leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group was killed in an airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province.

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the airstrike was carried out by the Afghan Air Force (AAF) in Achin district.

According to the MoD, Rafiuddin was involved in providing weapons and finance to the loyalists of the terror group operating in Nangarhar province.

The Afghan forces have stepped up operations to eliminate the loyalists of ISIS in Afghanistan amid concerns the terror is attempting to expand foothold in the country.

A spokesman for the US-led coalition forces in Afghanistan earlier said the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group has the potential to be an ‘enormous’ threat in Afghanistan.

The US forces in Afghanistan have also increased airstrikes against the loyalists of the terror group with the hief of communications for the coalition, Brigadier General Charles Cleveland, earlier saying the United States has carried out 70 to 80 airstrikes against ISIS in Afghanistan. K-P

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