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On the ground with the army's bomb disposal experts

It has been called the most dangerous job in the world - bomb disposal experts put themselves in harm's way to disarm improvised explosive devices.

Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) have been responsible for 80% of British deaths in the Afghan province of Helmand.

British Forces believe they may have caught a Taliban bomb maker behind the death of at least one of the bomb disposal experts.

Jonathan Beale met soldiers training for these risky missions.

  • 23 Nov 2011
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