TAWDE KHABARE: TTP Casualties in MOAB Bombing Discussed
Five days after U.S Forces dropped its most powerful conventional bomb on a system of tunnels and caves used by Daesh in the eastern province of Nangarhar, a security source told TOLOnews that the majority of insurgents killed in the blast were members of Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and members of Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba militant group.
The TTP and Lashkar-e-Taiba members were reportedly from the Orakzai tribe.
According to the source, alongside dozens of Pakistani nationals, twelve Tajikistanis and thirteen Indian nationals who had joined Daesh were also killed in the bombing in Achin district.
In this episode of Tawde Khabare, host Zabi Saadat discusses the topic with the following guests:
• Hikmatullah Hikmat, military expert
• Dawlat Waziri, MoD spokesman
• Fazlullah Wahid, former governor of Kunar