Thursday, April 13, 2017

U.S. drops 'mother of all bombs' on ISIS in Afghanistan | Daily Mail Online

U.S. drops 'mother of all bombs' on ISIS in Afghanistan | Daily Mail Online: U.S. dropped its largest non-nuclear weapon after targeting ISIS in Afghanistan
The GBU-43 bomb weighs 21,600 pounds, is 30 feet long, contains 11 tons of explosives and carries a mile-wide blast radius
It can create a blast crater more than 300 meters wide after being dropped from a Hercules MC-130 cargo plane
Trump pledged in 2015 that if he became president he would 'bomb the s**t out of ' ISIS
On Thursday he called the bombing 'another successful job' and said he had delegated strike authority to his military commanders
Pentagon denies that it was revenge for the death on Saturday of a Green Beret soldier in the same region of Pakistan

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