A plume of smoke rises in the Ganjitsu Valley, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, Sep. 30, 2011.
Soldiers from the 2nd Squadron, 38th Cavalry Regiment had found a cache of homemade explosives
inside a compound on the mountain and had destroyed the cache. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kristina
Just to give you a hint of how massive this explosion was...the village in the foreground was hundreds
of meters in front of the location of the cache. We felt the concussion even where we were at!
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