In a statement, CENTCOM spokesman Capt. Bill Urban said that the U.S. military forces “conducted an over-the-horizon counterterrorism operation today against an ISIS-K planner.”
The ISIS-K member is believed have been involved in planning attacks in Kabul.
“Initial indications are that we killed the target,” he said. “We know of no civilian casualties.”
The strike involved an unmanned aerial vehicle in Nangarhar province, he added.
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