Afghan forces kill ISIS in-charge for North of Afghanistan, Central Asia

A top militant leader who was in charge of ISIS activities in northern Afghanistan and Central Asia was killed in an operation of the Afghan Special Forces in northern Baghlan province.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) in a statement said the top militant leader identified as Mufti Uzbek was killed in an operation of the Afghan National Police Special Forces in Dahana-e-Ghori of Baghlan province on Friday night.

The statement further added that Mufti Uzbek was in charge of ISIS activities in northern parts of Afghanistan and was mainly involved in planning and organizing terrorist attacks.

According to MoI, Mufi Uzbek was also in charge of equipping and financing the terror group Central Asia.

At least three other ISIS militants were also killed during the same operation and some weapons and other military kits were confiscated, the Ministry of Interior added.

The anti-government armed militants including ISIS sympathizers have not commented regarding the airstrike so far.

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