Reports: Leader of ISIL in Afghanistan killed in U.S. drone strike

July 9, 2015 10:32 AM

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The leader of the Islamic State in Afghanistan — a former Pakistani Taliban spokesman — has been killed in a U.S. drone strike, according to local media reports.

Afghan broadcaster TOLOnews, citing the National Directorate of Security (NDS), reported that Shahidullah Shahid died in an attack in Nangarhar Province, eastern Afghanistan.

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