U.S. Drone Strike Kills 2 Islamic State Members in Afghanistan


The Pentagon says a drone strike in eastern Afghanistan killed two Islamic state group members not one is initially reported I'm Ben Thomas with the latest Major General Hank Taylor describes it as an over the horizon counterterrorism operations to high profile ISIS targets were killed and one was wounded and we know of zero civilian casualties Pentagon spokesman John Kirby declined to identify those killed or their specific roles but said they were ISIS key planners and facilitators and that's enough reason there alone Taylor indicated the strike may not be the last we will continue to have the ability to defend ourselves into a leverage over the horizon capability to conduct counterterrorism operations as needed Ben Thomas Washington

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