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Former Afghan President: Massive US bomb was an 'atrocity'

AP  |  Kabul 

Former President says that the US is using as a weapons testing ground, calling the recent use of the largest-ever non-nuclear bomb "an immense atrocity against the people."

Last week, US forces dropped the GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb in Nangarhar province, reportedly killing 95 militants. Karzai, in a Monday interview with The Associated Press, objected to the decision, saying that his country "was used very disrespectfully by the US to test its weapons of mass destruction.

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First Published: Mon, April 17 2017. 16:07 IST