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Statement | Aug. 27, 2021

U.S. Central Command statement on counterterrorism strike on ISIS-K planner

By U.S. Central Command Public Affairs U.S. Central Command Communication Integration

U.S. military forces conducted an over-the-horizon counterterrorism operation today against an ISIS-K planner. The unmanned airstrike occurred in the Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan. Initial indications are that we killed the target. We know of no civilian casualties.

- Capt. Bill Urban, USN, U.S. Central Command Spokeman