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Operation in Nad 'Ali district

A member of an afghan and coalition security force searches for weapons, drugs, and documents during an operation in Nad 'Ali district, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Feb. 3, 2013. The operation led to the arrest of a Taliban leader who was an improvised explosive device (IED) specialist. He was responsible for the procurement, construction, and distribution of IEDs and other forms of lethal aid to Taliban leaders operating in the Nad 'Ali district. He oversaw the acquisition and delivery of heavy weapons to Taliban insurgents for use in attacks against Afghan and coalition forces. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Richard W. Jones Jr.)



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This work, Operation in Nad 'Ali district [Image 3 of 8], by SGT Richard Jones, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.03.2013

Date Posted:03.18.2013 09:16

Photo ID:889101

VIRIN:130203-A-QU939-190

Resolution:3878x3744

Size:7.86 MB

Location:NAD 'ALI DISTRICT, AF

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