U.S. officials say intelligence suggests Islamic State is based overwhelmingly in Nangarhar and neighbouring Kunar province.
Asserting that the United States takes the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) very seriously, Spicer said that USA has denied operational space to the terror group in order to defeat them.
Estimates of its strength in Afghanistan vary.
'At 7 p.m. local time in Afghanistan last night the US military used the GBU 43 Weapon. "So we have incredible leaders of the military and incredible military, and we are very proud of them, and this was another very very successful mission", Trump said.
Foreign policy experts said that it appeared the use of a specialized weapon like the GBU-43 had more to do with the type of target - tunnels - than the United States sending any message to other countries by using such a powerful weapon. "It is upon us, Afghans, to stop the #USA".
Afghan Defence Ministry spokesman 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". He said there has been heavy fighting in the area in recent weeks between Afghan forces and IS militants.
With a 300 blast radius, the MOAB is a 21,600-pound, GPS-guided missile that is the biggest non-nuclear bomb in America's fearsome arsenal of weaponry.
The huge bomb, delivered via an MC-130 transport plane, has a blast yield equivalent to 11 tons of TNT, and the weapon was originally designed as much to intimidate foes as to clear broad areas. ISIS is also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The target was close to the Pakistani border.
Achin district governor Esmail Shinwari said the bomb landed in the Momand Dara area of Achin district.
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It added: "It is expected that the weapon will have a substantial psychological effect on those who witness its use". A statement from the Ministry of Defence statement said several IS caves and ammunition caches were also destroyed.
Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante has backed his teammate Eden Hazard for the PFA Player of the Year award. But Kante, 26, had choices, for example, probability of signing with Chelsea's London rivals Arsenal.
The Pentagon is now reviewing whether to deploy additional trainers to Afghanistan to help bolster USA allies there. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said IS fighters had used the tunnels and caves in Achin to maneuver freely.
By exercising the option now, the Rams buy themselves sufficient time to work out a long-term extension with their best player. The Chargers and Rams will share a new stadium scheduled to open in 2019.
The Fireflies continue their season with three straight home games against the Hickory Crawdads starting Monday night at 7:05 pm. Tebow drove the ball to deep left center but briefly stopped at second base thinking it was a ground rule double.
His approach, not caring enough and lack of attention towards finding the solutions to the problems at the club are to be blamed. The Arsenal fans are a bit like Manchester United's - they believe they have a right to trophies".
The 25-year-old only returned to racing on Wednesday but he was pitch flawless in his handling of One For Arthur. She said: "It's a good thing he's got that big white face as I could still see him at the back (of the field)".
The NFL has stopped its players from participating in other casino events, but has not always been consistent in that regard. League rules prohibit players from appearing at casinos for any sort of promotional goal (even not relating to the casino).
Removal of United passenger shines light on airport police
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Reptile fossils hint at wide diversity of dinosaur ancestors
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Boyd allows 1 hit in 6 innings, Tigers beat Twins 2-1
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Chief Keef Arrested, Charged With DUI in Miami Beach
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IS controls less than 7pc of Iraq territory
ISIS militants still control the towns of Qaim, Tal Afar and Hawija in Iraq, as well as Raqqa, their de-facto capital in Syria. The U.S. spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve, Col.
Burger King's Whopper gets prank Wikipedia edits in ad gag
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US Regulators Aim to Keep Ban on In-flight Phone Calls
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Hue Jackson discusses what Browns want in a No. 1 overall pick
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