[Ed. – Reported in the headlines earlier, but the Pentagon says it’s false.]
The US military has has branded claims by ISIS that they assassinated an American commander in Afghanistan as false.
The terror group released a statement on the Amaq news agency saying that they had killed the US commander and two Afghan army colonels using a ‘sticky bomb’.
The militants claimed it happened outside the US embassy in the Afghan capital in Masoud Square.
However, a Pentagon spokesman at the U.S. Department of Defense told MailOnline: ‘The claims are false.’
It comes as an Afghan official confirmed that at least two people were wounded in a bombing that targeted the Afghan military in the capital, Kabul.