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Saturday, October 13, 2012

'IED Whisperer' a lifesaver in Afghanistan

Soldiers on patrol near the village of Balosan encountered these children at an outdoor classroom of a traditional madrassa school. Panjwai is a Taliban stronghold, and some schools built in recent years have closed even as madrassas continue to offer religious education.