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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Speaker Nabih Berri said this week the roadside bombing had been intended to target supporters of his Amal Movement, a report cited sources close to him as saying.
That was the handiwork of drug syndicates,' he said, claiming responsibility for all roadside bombing directed at the military.
The BIFF is believed behind the roadside bombing, Petinglay said, without elaborating.
In southern Kandahar province, two children were killed and two others wounded in a roadside bombing in Ghorak district on Saturday night.
Meanwhile, the Taliban claimed inflicting heavy casualties on security personnel during gun attacks and roadside bombings in different provinces of the country over the past 24 hours.
HERAT/KABUL/LOGAR (PAN): Two soldiers were killed and a district police chief injured during separate roadside bombings in central Logar, Maidan Wardak and western Herat provinces, said a statement.
No one has so far claimed responsibility for the roadside bombing.
MEHTARLAM (PAN): Four civilians were killed and three others injured in a roadside bombing in eastern Laghman province on Tuesday, officials said.
KHOSTCITY (PAN): Two Afghan soldiers were killed and a third was injured in a roadside bombing in the southeastern province of Khost, officials said on Wednesday.
Elsewhere, three police were wounded in the eastern Laghman province in a roadside bombing.
Taliban militants fighting the government and are largely relying on suicide and roadside bombings have yet to claim responsibility.
Roadside bombings and suicide attacks are the two main tactics that the Taliban have used in their campaign in recent years.