BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:40 P.M.) – US Press Secretary Sean Spicer confirmed that the US has dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb in eastern Afghanistan during a press briefing from Washington DC, Thursday.

According to Spicer, the 21,000lb GBU-43 bomb, nicknamed the ‘Mother of all bombs’ or ‘MOAB’, was dropped by a MC-130 aircraft in the Achin district of Nangarhar near Pakistan at around 19:00 local time.

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The strike was reportedly targeting fighters aligned to the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in the region’s hills.

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  1. What a pity. By the headline I thought they dropped that Hitlary or at least Madeleine Aldark although the impact would have been bigger than and such seismic effect was not recorded yet..

  2. Ed Snowden: Afghan bunkers 18k lbs ‘MOAB’ bomb dropped on were built by CIA. and tweeted: The bomb dropped today in the middle of nowhere, Afghanistan, cost $314,000,000.

    Today’s US politicians do not worry about the cost.

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C9T7_4LXcAEwQ9T.jpg

    Ed Snowden continued: Eisenhower would have worried about it.

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C9UAIF_XcAALpuK.jpg

    p.s. Ed Snowden is right – the ancient irrigation system’s change into bunkers was started by CIA funding. But I think it is only fair that our brother Abu Ivanka al-Amriki spent a chunk of $314,000,000 of US taxes to dismantle some of them again. Blink.