improvised explosive device

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Improvised Explosive Device. A homemade bomb deployed during unconventional military actions (usually by insurgents) which is constructed from parts repurposed from conventional military explosives—e.g., an artillery round with an attached detonater

improvised explosive device

Abbreviation: IED
Military jargon for a homemade bomb or land mine used in unconventional warfare.
See also: device
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In the biggest attack, one soldier was killed and four were wounded in a roadside bombing in Baqouba, 35 miles northeast of Baghdad.
In the biggest attack, one soldier from Task Force Iron Horse was killed and four were wounded in a roadside bombing in Baqouba, 35 miles north-east of Baghdad.
GARDIZ (Pajhwok): Four campaigners of a provincial candidate were killed in a roadside bombing in southeastern Paktia province on Monday, an official said.
A similar blast killed a girl and a boy in the Sarab district of Uruzgan province on Thursday morning, hours later another two civilians died in a roadside bombing in the Khas Uruzgan district, the governor's office said.
In southwestern Nimroz province, four border policemen died in a roadside bombing.
JALALABAD (PAN): Five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed on Thursday in a roadside bombing in eastern Laghman province, officials said.
Zabihullah Mujahid, the rebel spokesman, said eight soldiers were killed during a roadside bombing in the Omna district of southeastern Paktika province.
PUL-I-ALM (PAN): Two teenagers were killed in a roadside bombing in central Logar province on Wednesday, security officials said, but locals claimed they were killed in firing by security men.
roadside bombing in Khwaja Orya area on Tuesday, said Col.
MEHTARLAM (PAN): Four civilians were killed and three others injured on Tuesday in a roadside bombing in eastern Laghman province, officials said.