Defusing Bombs With the Real 'Hurt Locker' in Afghanistan

Wrapped in purple and pink string, the bomb looked more like a piƱata than a deadly weapon, but its contents left no question about its intent and target. "What you have is probably 40 pounds of ammonium nitrate aluminium mix," said Army Sgt. First Class Christopher Millward shortly after he pulled the bomb out of a mountainside dirt road. "Things of that nature usually target coalition forces." The chemicals were placed in a water cooler like those filled with lemonade on a hot summer's day. ...Full Story
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