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IEDs Haunt Coalition in Afghanistan

Christian Science Monitor, November 17, 2010: Taliban-placed IED’s threaten lives and stability in Kandahar, Afghanistan

On a recent patrol convoy that lumbered across the barren, rocky fields of Malajat, an area located on flatlands on the eastern outskirts of Kandahar City, Afghanistan, soldiers from the US Army’s Charlie Company spotted a D-cell battery hidden under a pile of rocks – a telltale sign of an improvised explosive device, or IED.

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