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The most powerful non-nuclear bomb ever used by the U.S. in combat was dropped on IS tunnels in Nangarhar province. The region where the strike took place, the restive Achin district, has for almost two years been the site of fierce fighting between the local Islamic State affiliate, known as Khorasan Province, and U.S and Afghan forces.
  • U.S. drops 'mother of all bombs' on ISIS target in Afghanistan

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    American lawmakers have applauded the Trump administration after the U.S. military dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb on Islamic State targets in eastern Afghanistan, saying that "it sends a clear message" to terror groups in the region. "As ISIS-K's losses have mounted, they are using [improvised bombs], bunkers and tunnels to thicken their defense", said Army Gen. John W. Nicholson, commander of U.S.
  • United States drops 'Mother Of All Bombs' in Afghanistan

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    The bomb was delivered via an MC-130 transport plane, according to the Pentagon. Stump says it was the first-ever combat use of the bomb, known as the GBU-43, which he said contains 11 tons of explosives. The BLU-82 was used multiple times in the early stages of the war in Afghanistan, when USA forces were closing on Osama bin Laden in the mountains of Tora Bora on the Afghan-Pakistan border.
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    After the hunt was over the families were invited to have a light lunch of hotdogs and chips then go inside for pictures with the Easter Bunny and join in the cake walk. Those wanting to attend are supposed to meet at the intersection of Yuma County roads 54 and U at 5:30 a.m., and will be transported to the top of Old Baldy.
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    The U.S. recall covers about 572,000 Hyundai Sonata and Santa Fe Sport vehicles from the 2013-14 model years made at Hyundai's plant in Montgomery, Ala. Hyundai's number for this recall is 162. The Hyundai spokesperson said the latest recall involves a new problem. Kia recalls 618,000 Optima, Sorento and Sportage vehicles to replace the engine assemblies.
  • Huge Bomb Dropped In Afghanistan Made In McAlester

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    MC-130 special operations transport. It was developed during the second Iraq war but never used. The GBU-43 is created to destroy surface and underground bunkers, mainly by collapsing them and sucking the oxygen out. Forces - Afghanistan said in a statement Thursday. Economically speaking, Business Insider reported that USA stock prices dropped slightly across the board after the announcement of the bombing, though officials said it will take more time to see the long-term impact of ...
  • USA drops largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan targeting ISIS, confirms Pentagon

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    Dropping the so-called " Mother of All Bombs " or MOAB in Afghanistan is the first time the massive non-nuclear bombs has been used. The U.S. military headquarters in Kabul said in a statement that the bomb was dropped at 7:32 p.m. Officials at the Afghan Defense Ministry said they were first alerted to Thursday's bomb through media reports. By comparison, US aircraft commonly drop bombs that weigh between 250 to 2,000 pounds.
  • U.S. takes fight against ISIS very seriously: White House

    U.S. takes fight against ISIS very seriously: White House

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    It was dropped at 7.32pm local time by an MC-130 aircraft stationed in Afghanistan, said Pentagon spokesman Adam Stump. The military is doing a damage assessment, so casualty figures were not immediately clear. We are very pored of them. "This was another successful missions". "The US takes the fight against ISIS very seriously and to defeat the group we must deny them operational space - which we did", the press secretary said.
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    Describing the strike on Shayrat airbase as a "very measured step", the USA ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, told the Security Council: "We are prepared to do more, but we hope it will not be necessary". He also slammed Russian Federation for its support to the Assad regime. The OPCW said in April 2015 that members of the body have raised questions about Syria's declaration of complete disarmament.
  • Pentagon: US dropped largest

    Pentagon: US dropped largest "mother of all bombs" in Afghanistan

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    He said IS has been using improvised explosive devices, bunkers and tunnels to strengthen its defenses. The Pentagon has confirmed the use of the MOAB , and was assessing damage. On Thursday, the military also acknowledged that an American airstrike had resulted in the deaths of 18 Syrian fighters aligned with the U.S. White House spokesperson Sean Spicer said: "We must deny them operational space, which we did".
  • U.S. drops GBU-43 on ISIS tunnels in Afghanistan

    U.S. drops GBU-43 on ISIS tunnels in Afghanistan

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    The strike targeted part of Nangarhar Province, near the border with Pakistan. "So, what I do is I authorize our military", Trump said when asked whether he authorized the strike. forces conducting clearing operations in the area while maximizing the destruction of ISIS-K fighters and facilities", as part of ongoing counterterrorism operations in Afghanistan this year, U.S.