Here is what the locals thought.
If you wnt to know what the end of the world might feel and sound like, talk to the locals in the Achin district of the Nangahar Provence, Afganistan. Their experience was brought to them by the Mother Of All Bombs (MOAB) going off in a terrorist’s training camp that was located nearby. The United States Air Force delivered this weapon and destroyed a large complex. Read more here.
As Written By Saanjar Enjeti for the Daily Caller:
Chaos erupted after the U.S. dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb in its arsenal on an Islamic State training camp in Afghanistan Thursday, local villagers told The Guardian.
The bomb was dropped on Achin district in Nangarhar province, the long-time home of the terrorist group in Afghanistan. ISIS has proven resilient in Afghanistan, often using Nangarhar province to launch attacks on the capital of Kabul. The U.S. said the massive bomb, nicknamed the “mother of all bombs,” was requested to destroy ISIS’s extensive tunnel network in the village.
“The earth felt like a boat in a storm,” one villager told The Guardian. He continued, “My ears were deaf for a while. My windows and doors are broken. There are cracks in the walls.” Achin’s Mayor Naweed Shinwari said “my relatives thought the end of the world had come.”
“Last night’s bomb was really huge, when it dropped, everywhere, it was shaking,” one resident told Reuters. He characterized the strike as a “positive move” to rid the village of ISIS fighters. One man who lived two miles from the blast area told CNN “we were all scared and my children and my wife were crying. We thought it had happened right in front of our……
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