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04DJIBOUTI1164 2004-09-02 08:28:00 UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY Embassy Djibouti
Cable title:  

POSSIBLE IED AT U.S CAMP LEMONIER

Tags:   AEMR AMGT ASEC 
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					UNCLAS DJIBOUTI 001164 

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE

ALSO FOR DS/IP/AF; DS/IP/ITA/; S/ES/-O_DS; DS/DSS/CC

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AEMR AMGT ASEC
SUBJECT: POSSIBLE IED AT U.S CAMP LEMONIER



1. (SBU) Summary: On August 31, 2004 at approximately 1200
hours a suspected Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was
discovered on the outer perimeter fence of U.S. Military Camp
Lemonier in Djibouti. Preliminary investigations suggests
the device is innocuous. End Summary



2. (SBU) On August 31, 2004 at approximately 1200 hours
U.S.Military Camp Lemonier in Djibouti was officially
lockdown because of an alleged IED. The suspected IED was
located on the outer perimeter base of the camp. EOD
immediately responded and disabled the device. There were no
evidence of explosive material, power source or detonator
found.



3. (SBU) Interviewed witnesses revealed Host Nation contract
workers had been working in the vicinity of the alleged
device. Preliminary investigations suggest the device belong
to one of the contract workers and was innocuous in nature.



4. (U) In the wake of this incident Post is improving its
communication and reporting procedures with Camp Lemonier.



5. (SBU) Assessment: It is more likely than not the device
was innocuous and was inadvertently place on the fence by a
Host Country contract worker. RSO will continue to monitor
the situation and report as needed.
GRIBBIN