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Walking over IEDs in Sangin's 'bomb alley'

As the war in Afghanistan enters its 10th year, Panorama reporter Ben Anderson followed US Marines' Lima Company over the Christmas holidays.

He witnessed a bomb explosion - often called IEDs (improvised explosive device) - just metres away from where he stood.

The Battle for Bomb Alley, BBC One, Monday, 31 January at 2030 GMT and then available in the UK on the BBC iPlayer.

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