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Thirteen Indians among terrorists killed in MOAB bombing

Thirteen Indians among terrorists killed in MOAB bombing

The U.S. Department of Defense released Monday aerial footage of the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast that hit a tunnel system in the Achin district of Afghanistan last week.

A total of 96 ISIS fighters were reportedly killed in the bombing.

In the days leading up to the blast, US and Afghan forces killed more than a dozen Islamic State fighters, driving the militants out of much of the surrounding Achin district and into the mountains, according to the commander, who declined to give his name...

Sandy Coronilla is a KGTV digital producer.

Quoting a credible source, the Afghanistan news agency said, "Thirteen Indian Daesh militants were also among those killed in the attack".

US President Donald Trump ordered the strike targeting a complex of caves and tunnels believed to be used by Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province. According to Afghan officials, the attack is estimated to kill 100 militants. The US military has dropped its most powerful non-nuclear bomb on IS occupied areas last week, killing as many as 90 people. He said two of the "Daesh commanders Mohammad and Allah Gupta were from India".


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