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Huge US Bomb Kills 90 Daesh Militants In Afghanistan

Huge US Bomb Kills 90 Daesh Militants In Afghanistan
April 15, 2017

KABUL, 15 April: Afghan officials on Saturday claimed that the United States military’s largest non-nuclear bomb had killed at least 90 militants of Islamic State (Daesh) in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. However, Daesh has refuted the Afghan officials claim.
It is pertinent to be mention here, the Afghan officials yesterday (Friday) claimed that bomb attack had killed 36 militants. The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb – dubbed the “Mother Of All Bombs” – was unleashed in combat for the first time, hitting Daesh positions in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday.
Army Gen John W Nicholson, the commander of US forces in Afghanistan defended the attack and said in a statement that the GBU-43/B was the “right monition” to use against the Islamic State. “As Daesh losses have mounted, they are using IEDs, bunkers and tunnels to thicken their defense. This is the right monition to reduce these obstacles and maintain the momentum of our offensive against Isis-K,” Nicholson said.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has said U.S. forces in Afghanistan dropped the military’s largest non-nuclear bomb on an Islamic State target in Afghanistan. He said the bomb smashed Daesh’s remote mountain hideouts, a tunnel-and-cave complex that had been mined against conventional ground attacks, engulfing the remote area in a huge mushroom cloud and towering flames.
US Defense Ministry, Pentagon said that it was the first-ever combat use of the bomb, known as the GBU-43, which contains 11 tons of explosives. The Air Force calls it the Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb. Based on the acronym, it has been nicknamed the “Mother Of All Bombs.”
Stump says the bomb was dropped on a cave complex believed to be used by IS fighters in the Achin district of Nangarhar province, very close to the border with Pakistan.

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