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    Reporter: Kateb
    Published: Thursday, April 13, 2017
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    U.S. military dropped the mother of bombs " MOBAB" on an Islamic State target in eastern Afghanistan.

    The Pentagon said Thursday that this is operationally the first time a Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb (MOAB) has been used in battle,and the bomb was dropped on a cave complex believed to be used by ISIS tunnels in the Achin district, Nangarhar province,Afghanistan, in April 2017.

    White House press secretary "Sean Spicer" said: The strike "targeted a system of tunnels and cave that ISIS fighters use to move around freely.
    Mentionsed that the U.S.takes the fight against ISIS tunnels very seriously .


    What is the MOAB?


    It is the largest non-nuclear bomb,called mother of all bombs, its weighs more than 10,000 kilograms and contains 8,164 kilograms of explosive.
    Its explosion is equivalent to 11 tons of TNT and the blast radius is a mile wide.







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