They should not have been there in the first place

Please get these guys out of there!!!

A New Zealand Army patrol came under attack in Afghanistan when a four vehicle patrol was hit by a bomb.

Explosion hits NZ army patrol in Afghanistan
No one was injured.

The improvised explosive device (IED) exploded on the flank of the patrol, Army spokesman Captain Zac Prendergast told Fairfax Media.

“The statement ‘very lucky’ does come to mind,” he said.

“The crater that was created by this device was about 700 mm by about 300 mm deep. It could have been a lot worse.”

Army investigators are examining the scene to determine who may have planted the device and whether it was linked to the Taliban.

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