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Afghanistan - November 13, 2001

The image below is an aerial used by the DoD, at the November 13, 2001, news briefing to illustrate the point that the Taliban park tanks and other vehicles very near to religious sites and residences.

According to the DoD, as is visible in this image taken near Kabul, the distance from the tanks indicated by the arrows to both the old tomb/mosque and the houses nearby makes it difficult to strike without causing unintended damage to the nearby residences or the religious structure.

(Released) DoD News Briefing. Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2001

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