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Huge US bomb kills dozens of IS militants: Afghan officials


JALALABAD - The US military's largest non-nuclear bomb killed at least 36 militants as it decimated a deep tunnel complex of the Islamic State group, Afghan officials said Friday, ruling out any civilian casualties.

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"As a result of the bombing, key Daesh (IS) hideouts and deep tunnel complex were destroyed and 36 IS fighters were killed," the defence ministry stated of the strike in eastern Afghanistan late Thursday.

Published : April 14, 2017

By : Agence France-Presse