Monday, 17 April 2017

Karzai calls US bomb drop an ′atrocity′

Ex-Afghan president calls US bomb drop an ′atrocity′: report | News | DW.COM | 17.04.2017

The Pentagon announced last week it had dropped the MOAB, the US military's largest non-nuclear bomb also nicknamed the Mother Of All Bombs, for the first time ever in combat, striking a system of caves and tunnels purportedly used by "Islamic State" (IS) militants in the mountainous eastern part of Afghanistan. Afterward, President Ashraf Ghani said there had been close cooperation with the US military in an effort to avoid civilian casualties.
But Karzai has criticized the move, telling AP that his country "was used very disrespectfully by the US to test its weapons of mass destruction."

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