OMG: US drops biggest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan targeting ISIS caves

The United States dropped the ‘biggest non-nuclear bomb’ in its arsenal in Afghanistan on Thursday, news agency AFP said quoting the Pentagon.

The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB), nicknamed the ‘Mother of All Bombs’, is a 21,600-pound, GPS-guided explosive. This is the first time that the US has used the MOAB bomb in combat.
The target of the bombings is believed to be the ISIS caves in Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan.

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