As a result of a strike in Afghanistan, the United States killed two militants of the Islamic State in Khorasan terrorist group. About it informs CNN citing Pentagon statement.
Another ISIS member was wounded, according to the US military. There were no casualties among civilians during the special operation, the Pentagon stressed.
“Without specifying any plans for the future, I will say that we will continue to defend ourselves and use opportunities for counter-terrorism operations as needed,” said Deputy Director of the Joint Headquarters for Regional Operations Hank Taylor.
Previously became knownthat the United States military launched an air strike in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province. Their target was a militant of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organization, who was responsible for organizing the attacks. One person was killed as a result of the drone strike. The airstrike was authorized by US President Joe Biden, and the order was issued by Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin.