The United States forces stationed in Afghanistan have dropped a record number of bombs this year in the country, marking a 10 year high according to figures released by the US Air Force in a report.
According to the report, the US Air Force dropped over 7,400 bombs on targets in Afghanistan in 2019, marking a rise from a total 7,362 bombs dropped in 2018. These numbers were reported by the US Air Forces Central Command (AFCENT) on Monday.
The figure also marks a sharp spike in bombings in Afghanistan when compared to 2009, where 4,147 bombs were dropped under President Barack Obama.
A breakdown of the figures can be found below: