04/16/2013 08:08 pm ET

IEDs: Veteran Likens Boston Marathon Blasts To Pressure Cooker Bombs Used In War

Authorities aren't saying whether the twin bombs detonated in Boston on Monday were IEDs set by terrorists, domestic or foreign, but the devices mirrored the weapons used with deadly effect against U.S. troops and local civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan over the past decade of war.

Afghanistan veteran Matt Zeller experienced multiple IED explosions at war and said the explosions in Boston were similar and unsettling. He joined HuffPost Live Tuesday to share his perspective on the devices.

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