June 29 2012
The number of U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan by improvised bombs has been dropping, reports USA Today.
According to the latest DoD figures, less than half of fatalities are now caused by improvised explosive devices, according to the Dept. of Defense.
There has been, however, a 5 percent increase in IED incidents since March.
This year's decline is in part attributed to the shift in combat operations from the south to eastern Afghanistan, where coalition troops are...
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