US drops largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan after Green Beret killed

The U.S. military dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb on an ISIS tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, a U.S. defense official confirmed to Fox News. The GBU-43B, a 21,000-pound conventional bomb, was deployed in Nangarhar Province. The MOAB — Massive Ordnance Air Blast — is also known as the “Mother Of All bombs.” It was first tested in 2003, but hadn’t been used in combat before Thursday. President Trump told media Thursday afternoon that “this was another successful mission” and he gave the military total authorization. Trump was also asked whether dropping the bomb sends a warning to North Korea. “North Korea is a problem, the problem will be taken care of,” said Trump. The MOAB is so massive it had to be dropped out of the back of a U.S. Air Force C-130 cargo plane. “We kicked it out the back door,” one U.S. official said…

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