Aug 6, 2011

A mushroom cloud rises into the air above the Ladar Bazaar after Marines with 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion detonate a line charge. Second CEB leveled the marketplace to eliminate the threat of Improvised Explosive Devices. Local residents expressed a concern for their safety due to insurgent activity in the area and have been unable to use the bazaar for some time.

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2nd Marine Division