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ANSF, ISAF Partnership Increases Road Safety in Wardak

An Afghan national army soldier pats down an Afghan motorist during a traffic control point near the village of Haft Asiab, Sept. 15. Route 1, a north-south highway, is known as a corridor that insrugents use to transport weapons and improvised explosive devices.



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This work, ANSF, ISAF Partnership Increases Road Safety in Wardak, by SGT Matthew Thompson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.15.2009

Date Posted:10.15.2009 03:27

Photo ID:213091

VIRIN:090915-A-#####-035

Resolution:2100x1461

Size:756.7 KB

Location:WARDAK PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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