An IED is made safe
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Life with the Lancers: When a bomb goes off

Between December 2009 and 2010, BBC News followed the progress of four soldiers from the Queen's Royal Lancers from basic training to deployment in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Filmed by the soldiers themselves and army camera crews, as well as by the BBC, the footage captured everything from the shock of coming under fire to coping with harsh conditions.

In this video, soldiers from Fondouk Squadron deal with the discovery of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) by calling in a specialist team.

  • 16 Dec 2010
  • From the section UK