The use of the United States the most powerful non-nuclear bomb GBU-43/B, also known as Mother of All Bombs (“Mother of all bombs”), in Afghanistan on the positions of militants of the banned in Russia “Islamic state” has been agreed with Kabul. About it reports “Interfax” citing a source in the presidential administration of Afghanistan.
“We knew in advance about the upcoming operation, it was agreed with us”, –quotes Agency the words of his companion. According to him, in an attack by terrorists “suffered heavy losses”.
Thursday, April 13, the United States dropped on the positions of ISIS militants in Afghanistan bomb GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB) . The White house explained that the purpose of the strike was a system of tunnels used by militants of the “Islamic state”. Combat use of the bombs of this type was the first in history.
GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB, a popular explanation of this abbreviation — “Mother of all bombs”) is the most powerful non-nuclear bomb, standing on the arms of the United States.
Earlier, on April 7, the US attacked with Tomahawk missiles at the air base by Syrian government forces Shirt. The US President Donald trump called the move a response to a chemical attack, which is as sure in Washington, Assad’s army has been in Idlib province in early April.