• publish: 8 April 2018
  • time: 6:59 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 6180
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Daesh commander perished in north Afghan air strike

Authorities in Afghanistan on Saturday claimed to have perished  the top regional commander for Daesh in northern Jawzjan province.

Hanif Rezaee, spokesman for the Afghan army said that the regional commander Qari Hekmatullah Ghayur along with one of his companions was killed in an air raid on Friday.

”Qari Hekmatullah was one of the leading members of Daesh who planned and led [a] majority of terrorist and destructive attacks in Jawzjan province,” the Defense Ministry said in a statement.

It added that the terrorist group has named Mawlawi Habibur Rehman of Balkh province as his successor.

 

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