Taliban claim MOAB bomb caused ‘detriments for the environment’

We got some really bad guys when that big beautiful bomb MOAB went off last week in Afghanistan. How well the Taliban understands us. Attacking the U.S. on the grounds of harming the environment. I am sure this will get Hollyweird gassed up and ready march. Now all the Taliban needs to find are some endangered species. Here tis:

The Taliban accused Washington of harming the environment and using disproportionate force against ISIS by dropping the “mother of all bombs” in Nangarhar province last week.

“Many families had long been displaced from the area due to ISIS brutality,” said Afghanistan’s Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah. “Government also took great care to avoid civilian harm.”

Tolo reported Tuesday that the majority of the 96 fighters killed by the MOAB in the ISIS stonghold were Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and members of Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba. TTP’s attacks include the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, the shooting of Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, and the 2014 massacre at a Peshawar school. Lashkar-e-Taiba, which has been allied with the Afghan Taliban and al-Qaeda, was behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

Also reportedly among the dead: 13 ISIS commanders, 12 Tajiks, and 13 Indian nationals who had joined ISIS.

ISIS operatives are still active in other provinces including Kunar, Zabul, Ghor, Jawzjan and Sar-e-Pul, where Afghan officials say ISIS has beheaded children and torched homes.

ISIS and the Taliban called a truce last August, agreeing to stop fighting each other to both focus on fighting U.S. forces and the U.S.-backed Afghan forces.

In a statement posted on their website over the weekend, the Taliban said the “barbarity” of the Achin district MOAB drop “was followed with much fanfare with the Americans proudly boasting about it in the media thus showcasing the increasing barbarity of the foreign occupation.”

Taiban terrorist attacks this year include a car bombing that killed 7 people outside of a bank and an insider attack that killed a dozen policemen in February. In November, the Taliban claimed a suicide bombing at Bagram Airfield that killed four Americans.

The Obama administration would not call the Taliban a terrorist group, claiming they were an “armed insurgency” and encouraging the Afghan government to broker a deal with the group.

This month, some Afghan officials in Uruzgan province reported seeing Russian trainers among the Taliban.

More at PJ Media

15 Responses to “Taliban claim MOAB bomb caused ‘detriments for the environment’”

  1. Matthew Stewart's Blog Says:

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  4. JOHN'S PLACE Says:

    There is a deal that should be brokered with the Taliban and Al Qaeda and it is a deal that includes strong international accommodation of their wish to die for Ollie.


  5. Steve Dennis Says:

    Now they are playing to the environmentalists! The sad part is these useful idiots will probably side with the Taliban on this…

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  6. Brittius Says:

    Reblogged this on Brittius.

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  7. Mustang Says:

    I agree that the MOAB does affect the environment; this is why I think we should drop it on Mexico City, Tel Aviv, every major Arab city in the Middle East … and Angela Merkel’s neighborhood. All in all, The Mustang Plan should do earth’s environment quite a lot of good.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      I concur with the Mustang plan. But let us not be so conservative. There are plenty of locations here in the U.S. that would fit into your plan.


    • Mustang Says:

      I completely agree … and the Mustang Plan would simply return Detroit and Baltimore to its previous pristine condition. Still, it would be a PR nightmare … should anyone give a crap about that sort of thing. 🙂

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  8. Just Simply Linda Says:

    AWWWWWWWWWWWW poor whiny babies, NOT. Geesh….I’m all for blowing it all up—obv. the folks there don’t want to fight the terrorists themselves, so I say, just blow it up, period. Oh, wait, that’s a bully tactic, right? (giggling)—I am so far right of the snowflake nation, its not even funny.

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