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United States Drops “The Mother of all Bombs” in Afghanistan

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


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The United States dropped the “mother of all bombs” on an Islamic State cave complex in Afghanistan Thursday April 13, the Pentagon said. It is the most powerful non-nuclear bomb in the US arsenal. The bomb is so massive that it has to be delivered via cargo plane and dropped from the rear of th...

18 Syrian Fighters Allied with U.S. Killed in Coalition Airstrike

Lisa Garcia, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


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An airstrike by the American led coalition fighting the Islamic State killed 18 Syrian fighters allied with the United States, military officials said Thursday, April 13. The strike, which occurred Tuesday in Tabqah, Syria, was the third time in a month that the American-led airstrikes may have ki...

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