Abdul Hasib, who orchestrated a series of massacres in the Afghanistan-including an April attack that left around 100 people dead at the main Afghan Army hospital in Kabul-was killed on April 27 by Afghan special forces and U.S. troops, the statement said.
As part of a growing effort against the terror group, the Afghan Air Force has also recently geared strikes toward ISIS hideouts in Nazyan and Achin districts.
It also underscores the widening military attention on Nangahar, where the US military on April 13 dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb on a complex of caves and tunnels used by the Islamic State, reportedly killing 36 militants.
The local affiliate of ISIS, sometimes known as ISIS Khorasan (ISIS-K), after an old name for the region that includes Afghanistan, has been active since 2015, fighting Taliban and Afghan and USA forces.
Logari directed the March 8 attack against Kabul National Military Hospital, in which more than 100 people were killed or wounded, the Pentagon said.
"Within a few minutes of landing, our combined force came under intense fire from multiple directions and well-prepared fighting positions", said a joint US-Afghan army statement. -Afghan commando raid late last month killed a militant leader, Abdul Hasib.
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"This is the second ISIS-K emir we have killed in nine months, along with dozens of their leaders and hundreds of their fighters", Nicholson added.
"This successful joint operation is another important step in our relentless campaign to defeat ISIS-K in 2017", top US Commander in Afghanistan Gen. John Nicholson said in a statement from US military headquarters in Kabul. I applaud the tremendous skill and courage shown by our Afghan partners, said Nicholson. Two American soldiers were killed during the raid, the military said, possibly from friendly fire.
At least 35 militants and several high-ranking commanders were killed in the raid, which involved 50 US Army Rangers and 40 Afghan troops. This fight strengthens our resolve to rid #Afghanistan of these terrorists and bring peace and stability to this great country.
The four-star general declared that "any ISIS member that comes to Afghanistan will meet the same fate".
Hasib was appointed past year following the death of his predecessor, Hafiz Saeed Khan, in a USA drone strike in the same Afghan province.
The Afghanistan-based South Asia Islamic State branch, dubbed Khorasan (ISIS-K), is named after an ancient title of a region that covers Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, India, and other neighboring countries.
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He said the claims that 50 Afghan troops were killed are absolutely wrong and the Afghan government strongly rejects the claims. He said that the Pakistani Forces retaliated and targeted those afghan posts from where fire was opened.
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