Bombing death toll up to 94 ISIS fighters, Afghan official says

Bombing death toll up to 94 ISIS fighters, Afghan official says
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At least 94 ISIS fighters were killed when the U.S. dropped the so-called “mother of all bombs” in Afghanistan this week, Afghan official say.

The death toll from Thursday’s bombing jumped up Saturday, after initial reports that it had killed 36 members of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

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"The number of Daesh fighters killed in the US bomb in Achin district jumped to 94, including four commanders," a Nangarhar Province spokesman told CNN.

The U.S. on Thursday dropped GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB) — nicknamed the “mother of all bombs” — on a network of ISIS tunnels in Afghanistan.

The MOAB is the U.S.’s largest non-nuclear bomb. It weighs about 25,000 pounds and had previously only ever been used in testing.

The U.S. estimates there are 600 to 800 ISIS fighters in Afghanistan.