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Soldiers learn to spot IEDs at Ft. Drum

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Improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, kill more American soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan than any other weapon. They can be terrifying for soldiers because the deadly bombs could be anywhere - in a donkey cart, a highway median, even in a dead body. The military spent $3.5 billion just last year trying to fight IEDs through better armor and better detection. Now it's adding another approach: hands-on IED training exhibits. One of the first in the country opened at Fort Drum near Watertown Tuesday. David Sommerstein reports.

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