The hurricane is likened to “the mother of all bombs”


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The destruction of hurricane Michael in the USA comparable to the explosion of high-explosive bombs GBU-43, known as the “mother of all bombs.” About it writes BBC News.

The hurricane covered the coast of Florida on October 10. “Michael” smash the boat, I flipped the 30-ton trucks, in the city of Mexico beach house he demolished entire neighborhoods. “Mother of all bombs will not cause more damage,” said former mayor Tom Bailey.

Remained without electricity for more than 1.4 million domains. By now we know about the 12 victims, rescuers looking for survivors under the rubble. The rubble also help the military.

Earlier it was reported that air force base Tyndall Florida was seriously damaged during hurricane Michael. It was stated that in one degree or another damaged every building, some of them completely destroyed. Destroyed the airstrip and a Marina with docks.

In April 2017, the U.S. military first used the bomb GBU-43 is one of the most powerful aircraft of ammunition in the world. The blow was struck to positions of fighters of terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia) in Afghan province of Nangarhar.

The force of the explosion GBU-43 is 11 tons of TNT, the blast radius of about 140 meters.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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