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    US Drops Most Powerful Non-Nuclear Bomb on ISIS

    They want to make sure there’s nowhere to hide. The American military yesterday used a massive ordnance air blast bomb, or MOAB, for the first time, bombarding a complex of caves used by ISIS in Afghanistan. President Donald Trump wouldn’t confirm he’d personally authorized the MOAB, but called the mission “very, very successful.” The Afghan military estimated that 36 militants and no civilians were killed by the 21,600-pound bomb. Meanwhile, the Pentagon admitted a U.S.-led airstrike targeting ISIS fighters in Syria had mistakenly killed 18 rebel allies.

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