American drone eliminated the leader of a cell of the banned in Russia organization “Islamic state” in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Hafiz Saeed Khan. This reports the press service of the Pentagon.
According to the statements of the official representative of power Department Gordon Trowbridge, a blow was made on 26 July in Eastern part of Afghanistan. According to the US authorities, Hafiz Khan was involved in the attack on the American troops, and the army of the United coalition and were directly involved in the operations of his cell in Afghanistan.
Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Omar Zakhilwal the fact of the death of the head cell of the terrorist organization confirmed, reports Reuters. He also added that along with Hafiz Khan killed key members of the leadership of extremist offshoots.
In late July, the Iraqi Ministry of defense announced the elimination of militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” of HaShem Nasif Jassem al-Hayali, who was the assistant of the leader of ISIS Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
In June, the Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad said that the leader of the “Islamic state” al-Baghdadi was wounded, but the command of coalition forces, the fact of wounding the gunman has not confirmed. About his injury in October last year, reported the Iranian news Agency IRNA, citing a source who said that the leader of ISIS was injured in the air attack of Iraq.