Sun Apr 16, 2017 01:20AM
A video grab from April 13, 2017 footage courtesy of the Department of Defense (DOD) shows a GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb striking a Daesh cave and tunnel systems in the Achin district of the Nangarhar Province in eastern Afghanistan at 7:32 p.m. local time.  (Photo by AFP)
A video grab from April 13, 2017 footage courtesy of the Department of Defense (DOD) shows a GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb striking a Daesh cave and tunnel systems in the Achin district of the Nangarhar Province in eastern Afghanistan at 7:32 p.m. local time. (Photo by AFP)
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Amin Alemi
Press TV, Kabul


The drop of Washington’s biggest non-nuclear bomb on a village in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province has sparked mixed reactions. Top US and Afghan officials have called it a victory. But some well-known politicians, including former president Hamid Karzai, have strongly condemned the use of such a bomb on Afghan soil. Amin Alemi brings us more from Kabul.