The Pentagon has confirmed American forces dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb in the U.S. arsenal against ISIS forces operating in Afghanistan.
The Department of Defense has unleashed a Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) Bomb against a system of caves and tunnels in Achin. The MOAB is also frequently referred to as the “Mother Of All bombs.”
U.S. drops 21K LB MOAB, “Mother Of All Bombs” on ISIS-K tunnel camp in Afghanistan. Air Blast bomb largest non-nuclear bomb in US arsenal. pic.twitter.com/Ao080EasnH
— Jamie McIntyre (@jamiejmcintyre) April 13, 2017
ABC notes that this is the first time this weapon has been used in a combat situation.
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