RT: The US military has used its GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB), nicknamed “the mother of all bombs,” for the first time in combat. The US Air Force used it in Afghanistan to target Islamic State tunnels and personnel.
The 21,000-pound (9,525 kg) bomb was dropped in the Achin district of the Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan.
Reports: Afghanistan’s government claims 200 Taliban surrendered to the government in Balkh, but ground sources say these men are pro government miltias, not Taliban.
Iranians and their neighbors mark the spring equinox and celebrate it as the beginning of Iranian new year, Nowruz.
ISIS realeses picture of the attackers inside the military hospital in Kabul. Afghanistan
AMN: ISIS attacked and entered the Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan military hospital in Kabul on Wednesday morning.
Army and police surrounded the area in response, and killed four attackers in the process, ending the siege.
According to the Defense Ministry a blast occurred outside the hospital following which the terrorists entered the building. One eye witness reported seeing a gunman dressed in a white doctors coat opening fire with a concealed AK-47 assault rifle.