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Another Kerala youth who joined IS killed in Afghanistan

(Representative image) Marwan's family said he had left home to join the IS in 2016 as part of a group with 21 members. Photograph: (ANI)

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Aug 01, 2017, 04.02 AM (IST)

A 23-year-old man from Kerala, who had left home to join the Islamic State last year, has been killed, according to a message sent out to his family. 

ANI identifies the youth as Marwan Ismail from Trikaripur.

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The one-line message that his family received said Marwan was "martyred" in a drone attack, ANI reported.

His family said he had left home to join the IS in 2016 as part of a group with 21 members. 

He was suspected to be living in the Nangarhar province. 

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