NATO Kills the Second Most-Wanted Insurgent in Afghanistan

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NATO forces in Afghanistan said on Tuesday that they had killed a senior Al-Qaeda commander who was their second most-wanted men in the country. According to ISAF, Saudi national Abu Hafs al-Najdi, aka Abdul Ghani, died in an aerial strike on April 14 in the eastern province of Kunar. Kunar lies adjacent to Bajuar Agency in Pakistan. ISAF further said that the man was responsible for masterminding several “high-profile attacks” on coalition forces and they had been chasing him for more than four years.