US forces killed Abu Sayed, emir of ISIS-K, Pentagon says

(Worthy News) – U.S. forces killed Abu Sayed, the emir of ISIS-K, in a July 11 strike on the group’s headquarters in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Friday.

ISIS-K, or ISIS-Khorasan, is the Afghanistan branch of the terror group operating in the Khorasan region of the country. The group’s headquarters are located in the Kunar Province.

Defense Secretary James Mattis told reporters on Friday that Sayed’s death was a “victory on the [American] side in terms of setting them [ISIS] back.” [ Source (Read More…) ]