A Joint Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal group controlled explosion, Helmand Province, 2006
Digital photograph, Afghanistan (2001- ), 2006.
The Joint Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) group carried out a controlled explosion of unexploded ordnance (UXO) to the north of Lashkar Gah. The EOD team, which is made up of Royal Engineers from 33 EOD Regiment in Cambridgeshire, disposed of a 270 kilos of UXO, most of which had been handed in by the local population of Lashkar Gah. Over 300 mortars, 1,000 rounds of ammunition, anti-tank mines and rocket-propelled grenades were destroyed in the explosion.
One of 49 digital photographs associated with Sergeant Sandford, 21 Air Assault Battery 47 Regiment Royal Artillery.
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National Army Museum, Study collection