ISIL assembly lines mass producing IEDs

March 6, 2016

Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) is manufacturing IEDs on an “industrial scale,” according to investigators.

“It’s not just a few roadside bombs. There are literally fields of them (IEDs),” an investigator for Conflict Armament Research (CAR) told Foreign Affairs.

“It’s unprecedented. We have never seen this before — it’s in the thousands and thousands.”

The U.S. Department of Defense’s Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency (JIDA) confirmed CAR’s investigation.

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