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Operation in Nad'Ali

An Afghan coalition security force detained suspected insurgents and seized several kilograms of explosive material during an operation in Nad'Ali district, Helmand province, Afghanistan Sept. 5, 2012. The operation targeted a Taliban insurgent network conducting attacks throughout western Helmand.

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This work, Operation in Nad'Ali [Image 13 of 17], by SPC Corey Potts, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.05.2012

Date Posted:10.20.2012 09:14

Photo ID:763800



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