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    Still image taken from a video released by the U.S. Department of Defense on April 14, 2017 shows the moment the mother of all bombs struck the Achin district of the eastern province of Nangarhar, Afghanistan

    Four Senior Daesh Commanders Killed in Afghanistan by US ‘Mother of All Bombs’

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    Four senior commanders of Daesh were killed as a result of the US use of the big bomb known as the "Mother of All Bombs," media reported on Saturday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – On Thursday, a 22,000-pound GBU-43, or MOAB bomb, which is the largest non-nuclear bomb in the US military arsenal, was dropped from a C-130 military airlift aircraft, targeting an underground complex and tunnels in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province believed to be used by Daesh.

    Nangarhar officials reported that the bomb killed at least 94 terrorists including four senior commanders, the Tolo news media outlet reported.

    On Friday, the Afghan Defense Ministry said that at least 36 IS terrorists had been killed in MOAB bomb attack.

    Afghanistan has been suffering from a military conflict against the Taliban terror organization, outlawed in Russia, which seeks to establish strict Sharia law in the country, as well as with Daesh terrorists, who have expanded their activities in the country.


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