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Officials: Afghan IS Leader Killed in Drone Strike

Officials in eastern Afghanistan say a U.S. drone strike Thursday killed Islamic State’s top commander in the area, which the militants call Khorasan, along with at least 11 other insurgents. The missile attack by the unmanned aircraft occurred in Achin, a volatile district in a remote part of Nangarhar province, where IS is believed to have set up its headquarters. U.S. military officials in Kabul confirmed an airstrike was launched in that area Thursday, but said they were unable to...

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