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Bomb Dropped On ISIS Tunnels Killed At Least 90, Officials Now Say

After a MOAB bomb fell Thursday in Afghanistan, U.S. and Afghan forces now estimate the number of ISIS fighters killed in the attack has tripled.
Posted at 11:02 AM, Apr 15, 2017

The "mother of all bombs" that U.S. forces dropped in Afghanistan killed least 90 ISIS fighters, Afghan officials now say.

That estimate is up from the 36 deaths originally reported. Afghan authorities say no civilians were killed in the Thursday bombing.

The 11-ton megabomb was dropped on a set of ISIS tunnels after an uptick in fighting in the area killed one American Special Forces soldier earlier this month.

The bomb destroyed three ISIS tunnels in the underground network, along with weapons and ammunition.