The two ISIS-K operatives fatally blasted in a US drone attack in Afghanistan on Friday ended up driving on a motorcycle at the time of the assault, a report reported.
The terrorists, described by US officers as a “planner” and a “facilitator,” have been on the back again of a three-wheeler, acknowledged as a tuk-tuk, when they ended up focused in the retaliatory strike, the Mail on Sunday described, citing social media images.
US officials explained the duo had been customers of ISIS-K, the regional affiliate of the jihadist team that took credit for Thursday’s bloodshed at the Kabul airport.
At a Saturday Pentagon press briefing, officials refused to establish the people killed by name, or say if they played particular roles in the suicide bombing that killed 13 US provider associates and at least 169 Afghans.
“They ended up ISIS-K planners and facilitators, and that’s sufficient rationale there on your own,” said Pentagon spokesman John Kirby.
“The actuality that two of these people today are no longer strolling on the facial area of the earth, that is a superior matter.”