Headcam footage of bomb being defused
For the first time, the Ministry of Defence has allowed the work of specialist bomb disposal teams in Afghanistan to be shown in a new BBC One documentary, The Bomb Squad.
Telling the story of the counter-IED (improvised explosive device) team based in Helmand, the two-part series includes headcam footage filmed by both the "searchers", who find the devices, and by the bomb disposal operators themselves.
In this clip Rod, a high-threat IED disposal operator, and his team deal with a device that has been discovered by some of the searchers.
The first episode of The Bomb Squad will be on BBC One on 13 September 2011 at 22:35 except in Scotland and Wales.
13 Sep 2011
- From the section UK