Afghan officials say Islamic State leader was killed in joint operations airstrikes

The leader of the Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan was killed by airstrikes over the weekend along with 10 other people, government officials said Sunday following a string of deadly attacks by the extremist group.

Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security said Saad Arhabi, also known as Abu Saad Orakazai, died in a joint operation with coalition forces late Saturday in the group’s eastern stronghold in Nangarhar province near the border with Pakistan.

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Source: MailOnline