Ammunition rigged for an IED discovered by Iraqi police in Baghdad in November 2005
An amputee, seen here running with a blade prosthetic.
This Cougar in Al Anbar, Iraq, was hit by a directed charge IED, approximately 90 –.
An above-knee amputation
X-ray of a suitcase showing a pipe bomb and a laptop.
The 18th century guide to amputations
Improvised explosive device in Iraq. The concave copper shape on top defines an explosively formed penetrator/projectile
Partial amputation of index finger.
Artillery shells and gasoline cans discovered in the back of a pick-up truck in Iraq
Transfemoral amputation due to liposarcoma
A U.S. Marine in Iraq shown with a robot used for disposal of buried devices
Three fingers from a soldier's right hand were traumatically amputated during World War I.
Israeli IDF Caterpillar D9 armored bulldozer, which is used by the IDF Combat Engineering Corps for clearing heavy belly charges and booby-trapped buildings.
Curved knives such as this one were used, in the past, for some kinds of amputations.
U.S. Marines with Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) destroy an improvised explosive device cache in southern Afghanistan in June 2010.
Private Lewis Francis was wounded July 21, 1861, at the First Battle of Bull Run by a bayonet to the knee.
A Stryker lies on its side following a buried IED blast in Iraq. (2007)
Oil-drum roadside IED removed from culvert in 1984
Wheelbarrow counter-IED robot on streets of Northern Ireland in 1978
Captured IEDs from a cache left behind by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Syria, 26 January 2019

These injuries were reported in BMJ Open to be far worse with IEDs than with landmines resulting in multiple limb amputations and lower body mutilation.

- Improvised explosive device

This type of injury has been especially common among soldiers wounded by improvised explosive devices in the Iraq War.

- Amputation
Ammunition rigged for an IED discovered by Iraqi police in Baghdad in November 2005

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