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ISIS Leader in Afghanistan Killed in US Strike: Official | Military.com

ISIS Leader in Afghanistan Killed in US Strike: Official | Military.com

The Islamic State group’s leader in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Hafiz Saeed, was killed in July in a strike in the border region between the two countries, a US defense official said Friday.

“They got him,” the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity ahead of an official announcement.

The death of Saeed represents a major setback for IS as it tries to establish itself as a serious force in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Source: ISIS Leader in Afghanistan Killed in US Strike: Official | Military.com