April 2017 MOAB Nangarhar Airstrike

April 2017 MOAB Nangarhar Airstrike


Achin District, Afghanistan (AF)
On 13 April 2017, the second largest non-nuclear bomb known as the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB), was dropped by the United States in Nangahar’s Achin District in eastern Afghanistan to destroy tunnel complexes used by ISIS. It was dropped from the rear cargo door of an Air Force Lockheed C-130 Hercules.

It was reported that 36 ISIS fighters were killed in the bombing.
On 13 April 2017, the second largest non-nuclear bomb known as the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB), was dropped by the United States in Nangahar’s Achin District in eastern Afghanistan to destroy tunnel complexes used by ISIS. It was dropped from the rear cargo door of an Air Force Lockheed C-130 Hercules.

It was reported that 36 ISIS fighters were killed in the bombing.
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By: jdubble07

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