Afghan officials confirm death of Islamic State leader

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Kabul (dpa) – Afghan officials on Saturday confirmed that Hafiz Sayed Khan, the leader of the Islamic State movement’s Afghanistan branch, was killed in a US airstrike. The Pentagon on Friday said Khan was killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province. “We can confirm that Hafiz Sayed [Khan] was killed on July 26…