WASHINGTON The United States dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, also known as the "mother of all bombs," in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday against a series of caves used by Islamic State militants, the military said.
It was the first time this type of bomb had been used in combat and was dropped from a MC-130 aircraft, Pentagon spokesman Adam Stump said.
(Reporting by Idrees Ali; Editing by Alistair Bell)
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Updated Date: Apr 13, 2017 22:45:06 IST