Four Islamic State-Khorasan (IS-K) commanders wanted in India have been killed in separate shootouts in Pakistan and Afghanistan , Khaama Press reported.
The Islamic State – Khorasan Province is an affiliate of the Islamic State militant group active in South Asia and Central Asia.
Another commander of IS, Syed Khalid Raza, was on last Monday, killed in Karachi, Pakistan. The Sindhudesh Revolutionary Army (SRA) claimed responsibility for his killing.
Ejaz Amin Ahangar, known as Abu Osman Al-Kashmiri, a senior commander of the Islamic State of Khorasan, was killed in the southern province of Afghanistan last week.
Abu Osman was previously a part of the “Mujahideen Movement” in Kashmir, Pakistan. In 2015, he eventually joined ISIS after initially joining Al-Qaeda. Abu Osman has reportedly been slain by the Taliban and was discovered dead in Afghanistan’s Kunar Province.
According to Mujahid, one of the terrorists murdered was Qari Fateh, the intelligence chief and former minister of war for the IS-Khorasan province.
Meanwhile, the Islamic State of Khorasan is the main adversary of the Taliban, aiming to kill Taliban forces, foreign citizens and people.