US drops ‘mother of all bombs’ on ISIL in Afghanistan

US drops 'mother of all bombs' on ISIL in Afghanistan

The United States has dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, the largest non-nuclear bomb it has ever used in combat, in eastern Afghanistan on a series of caves used by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), according to the Pentagon. The bomb was dropped on Thursday from a MC-130 aircraft in the Achin district of…