Wednesday 26 March 2014 by Alison Wishart. No comments.
Opinion, views and commentary, Personal Stories Afghanistan, literacy, IEDs

Day 19 - the streets of Kabul

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Thursday 13 March 2014 by Alison Wishart. No comments.
Opinion, views and commentary, Personal Stories IEDs, Paul Kelly, Weapons of the Weak, landmines

Day 6 - 'From little things, big things grow'

An IED can be a very little thing. It sits just under the sand, waiting for a person or vehicle to step on it/drive over it, and boom!

Improvised Explosive Devices are like home made bombs or landmines. Terrorists will make them from anything they can get their hands on: plastic drink bottles, fertiliser, old batteries, alfoil, clothes pegs, and bits of old ordnance left behind by the Russians.

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