British troops in Afghanistan have helped uncover 250 kilograms (550lbs) of explosives and bomb-making equipment in Helmand province.
Members of 12 Brigade Reconnaissance Force were supporting Afghan soldiers in an operation which also yielded a large number of pressure plates and other bomb making components.
The Light Dragoons make up much of the Force along with 12 other British units.
As part of an Afghan-led operation intelligence reports prompted a swoop on a Nahj-e-Saraj Mosque being used as an IED bomb making factory.
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