The United States Defence Forces in Afghanistan released a statement confirming the strike. It’s official, United States dropped the biggest Non-Nuclear Bomb called as MOAB (Mother of All Bombs) on Afghanistan targeting ISIS.
Here’s what the official statement reads,
“At the 7.32pm local time today, US Forces – Afghanistan conducted a strike on an ISIS-K tunnel complex in Achin district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, as part of ongoing efforts to defeat ISIS-K in Afghanistan… The strike used a GBU-43 bomb dropped from a US aircraft,”
Adam Stump said the MOAB which contains 11 tons of explosives, was dropped on a cave complex believed to be used by ISIS Fighters in the Achin District of Nangarhar province, very close to the border with Pakistan.
Originally published in Times of India