US Drone Strike Kills ISIS Member in Afghanistan

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The U.S. military carried out a drone strike against a member of the ISIS terrorist group in Afghanistan early on Aug. 28 local time, according too US. Central Command.

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.

This story is developing, please check back for updates.

Mimi Nguyen Ly

Mimi Nguyen Ly is a reporter based in Australia. She covers world news with a focus on U.S. news. Contact her at

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