Images: Operation Black Sand blasts the insurgency to dust [Image 1 of 12]
SHUKVANI, Helmand province, Afghanistan - A mushroom cloud rises into the air above the Ladar Bazaar after Marines with 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion detonate a line charge. Second CEB leveled the marketplace to eliminate the threat of Improvised Explosive Devices. Local residents expressed a concern for their safety due to insurgent activity in the area and have been unable to use the bazaar for some time.
Date Posted:08.12.2011 05:43
Location:SHUKVANI, HELMAND PROVINCE, AF