Afghanistan: Top Isis leader killed in US drone strike, say reports
July 10 , 2015
Shahidullah Shahid, a top leader of the Islamic State (Isis) militant group, has been killed in an American drone strike in Afghanistan, media reports say. Shahid, who was previously with the Pakistani Taliban, was regarded as the Islamic State’s third senior most commander in Afghanistan.
Five other fighters were killed in the US strike as well, Afghan security officials said. Islamic State fighters have reportedly pushed out the Taliban from Nangarhar province’s Achin district.