Confirmed by Sean Spicer, the United States dropped it’s largest non-nuclear weapon on the Islamic State in Afghanistan. But now Afghan officials have finally revealed how many ISIS militants were killed by the ‘mother of all bombs’.
Eighty-two ISIS militants were killed when a US plane dropped “the mother of all bombs” on a network of caves and tunnels used by the terror group, say officials.
Afghanistan’s Defence Ministry and local government officials claimed no civilians were harmed as a revised death toll was announced hours after the bomb hit an ISIS stronghold.
According to The Mirror, a grand total of 82 ISIS militants were killed.
82 ISIS KILLED
Attaullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar Province, where the bombing took place, announced that 82 militants were killed in two caves and three tunnels had been destroyed.
Just passed this valley in Achin district of Nangarhar province is where the US dropped “mother of all bombs” in Afghanistan
Just passed this valley in Achin district of Nangarhar province is where the US dropped "mother of all bombs" in Afghanistan pic.twitter.com/txhjro2VjY
— Ali M Latifi (@alibomaye) April 14, 2017
Defence Minister Dawlat Waziri said: “No civilian has been hurt and only the base which Daesh used to launch attacks in other parts of the province, was destroyed.
While Waziri had earlier put the death toll at 36, this was incorrect.
President Trump can tick another successful mission off his list. He said he would “bomb the shit” out of ISIS during his election campaign and once again, he’s kept another election promise to the people.
But could more have been killed?!
According to the Pentagon, an estimated 800 ISIS soldiers were in the area. The bomb, so powerful it would have forced all of the oxygen out of the tunnels and for hundreds of feet around, literally sucking the life out of any ISIS terrorist in the area.
Following the explosion, a fiery shockwave would have rung out at the speed of sound for up to 1 mile, causing anyone in its path for the next 2 miles to lose hearing (at best) while also levelling buildings and trees in the immediate area.
According to the Daily Mail: “Those left alive would have been shocked and left in awe by the sight of a terrifying mushroom cloud – the psychological scars staying with them forever”
God Bless President Trump.