New York: Pentagon says U.S. forces in Afghanistan dropped the military's largest non-nuclear bomb on an Islamic State target in Afghanistan.
Adam Stump, Pentagon spokesman sais it was the first-ever combat use of the bomb, known as the GBU-43, which he said contains 11 tons of explosives.
Air force called it Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb. Based on the acronym, it has been nicknamed the "Mother Of All Bombs." (Agencies)