In an airstrike in Afghanistan killed the leader of the group “Tariq Gidar” Umar the Caliph. About it reports Reuters referring to the statement by the representative of the Pentagon, Peter cook.
He said that the airstrikes were conducted in the Islamic province of Khorasan. Together with Helium killed four militants.
According to the Pentagon, the Caliph was behind several attacks in Pakistan, including an attack in January 2016 for the University and for the attack in December 2014 on a school that killed 132 children. In may 2016, the group linked to the Taliban, was recognized in the United States a terrorist.
In late may the leader of the Afghan movement “Taliban” (banned in Russia) Akhtar Mansur also died in the air strike USA. It happened in the area on the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan.