16 Sep. 2008
PR# 2008-487

Vehicle Borne IED destroyed by ISAF troops

KABUL, Afghanistan - International Security Assistance Forces, with the help of a local citizen, discovered and later detonated a vehicle borne-IED yesterday in the Pule Alam District of Logar province.

ISAF service members were notified of a suicide bomber preparing to attack a nearby base. Using attack helicopters and close-air support, ISAF ground troops were able to locate the vehicle, filled with explosives, and dispose of it safely.

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