The Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb or MOAB is the heaviest and most lethal weapon that the US Army is said to have used on the Islamic State camp in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
Following the MOAB (Mother of All Bombs) bombing over the Achin district of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province by the US
Commonly known as the Mother of all Bombs, the GBU-43 or the Massive OrdinanceAir Blast, is a large yield non-nuclear bomb. It had been developed by Air Force Research Laboratory’s Albert L. Weimorts for the United States Military.
Afghanistan has dismissed as “baseless” Pakistan claims that India played a “destructive role” in Kabul.
At least 16 militants from the Taliban and the Islamic State terror group were killed in clashes in Afghanistan, said a military statement on Tuesday.
Presence of terror safe havens in Pakistan, aggressive Chinese behaviour and the Afghanistan situation dominated last month’s meeting between US Defence Secretary Gen (retd) James Mattis
The Afghan Ministry of Defence (MoD) has welcomed India’s decision to consider whether to pay for repairs to grounded helicopters and transport planes from the Afghan Air Force as part of their willingness to step up military assistance to Kabul.
Pakistan continues to allow its territories to be used by terrorists operating in India, Afghanistan and other countries and they have the “tacit and overt support” of officials in the host government
In a goodwill gesture, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday ordered the immediate reopening of the border with Afghanistan to facilitate the movement of Afghan citizens and resumption of lucrative cross-border trade.
The US has issued a travel warning for its citizens visiting Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, and said extremist elements are also “active” in India.