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Searching for IEDs with the Afghan army

Improvised explosive devices remain the biggest killer of Afghan soldiers.

Last Modified: 12 Apr 2013 03:03
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Improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, are the biggest killers of Afghan security forces. They're the weapon of choice for the Taliban and other armed groups.

But as American forces begin to withdraw from the country, it’s the job of the Afghan national army to detect and disable these home-made bombs.

Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from eastern Khost province.

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