US Army successfully drops a big Bombs called `Mother Of All Bombs` in Afghanistan


The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb - called "Mother Of All Bombs" -- drops on IS hideouts in Achin district in . The strike occurred at 7:32 pm.
Due to this bombing the deep tunnel complex were destroyed and 36 Daesh militants IS fighters were killed.

President had earlier called the mission "very, very successful".

This Big bomb, delivered via an MC-130 transport plane, has a blast yield equivalent to 11 tons of TNT.

"The GBU-43/B is the largest non bomb ever deployed in combat".

Achin district governor Esmail Shinwari said the bomb landed in the Momand Dara area of Achin district.The blast  was the biggest I have ever seen. Towering flames engulfed the area. We don´t know anything about the casualties so far, but since it is a Daesh (IS) stronghold we think a lot of Daesh fighters may have been killed.

Nangarhar, the borders Pakistan, is a hotbed of Daesh militancy. US forces have conducted a number of air strikes on jihadist bases in the area since August last year.


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