Mother of All Bombs’ AS strong as 11 tons of TNT, Serasa Afghanistan quake
KABUL – MOAB or “Mother of All Bombs” of the United States (US) has been dropped on Afghanistan with a claim targeting ISIS-group basis Khorosan (ISIS-K), overnight. Superstores bomb explosive power equivalent of 11 tons of TNT have effects similar to earthquake shocks in Afghanistan.
The official name of this big bomb is Guided Bomb Unit Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB-GBU) or GBU-43. The title “Mother of All Bombs” is a pun on the acronym MOAB (Mother of All Bombs).
The US military has confirmed the use of huge bombs. The US claims the target is the “tunnel complex” ISIS base. This terrifying new weapon was first used US.
President Donald Trump confirmed that the US had dropped MOAB in Afghanistan.”Everyone knows exactly what happened. What I do is I authorize my military, “he said, as reported by The Guardian , Friday (14/04/2017).
“We have the world’s largest military, and they have done a job as usual. We have given them authorization of total and that is what they are doing and frankly that’s why they have been so successful lately, “continued the President Trump.
Asked if the “Mother of All Bombs” will be used also to demolish North Korea (Korea)? Trump replied; “I do not know if this sends a message (to the North); it made no difference. ”
” North Korea is a problem, the problem would be taken care of, “said Trump, adding that China is working very hard for the North Korean crisis.
The commander of US forces in Afghanistan, Gen. John W. Nicholson, in a statement said that the GBU-43 has been used to fight Islamic State group in Khorosan or ISIS-C.
“Losses ISIS-K has been described, they are using improvised explosive devices, bunkers and tunnels to thicken their defense. This is gunpowder right to reduce those barriers and maintain the momentum of our offensive against ISIS-K, “said Nicholson.
According to the US military, MOAB explosion occurred at around 19:32 local time in Achin district, Nangarhar province of eastern Afghanistan.
Sarab, a local resident of Asadkhel in Achin, near the hill where large bombs were dropped saying that he saw a giant fire before the explosion shook the ground. “It was the biggest explosion I ever heard,” he said.
Sarab adding that the targeted area that was recently occupied by the militia ISIS. “There is no way the civilians living there,” said Sarab.