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Giant Sandstorm Looms Over Base in Afghanistan

Image: Sand Storm Hits Camp Bastion, Afghanistan
A sand storm approaches Camp Bastion, Britain's main military base in Afghanistan, on Friday. Dust storms are a common occurrence in Afghanistan and within an hour the worst of the storm had passed. Cpl. Daniel Wiepen RLC / British Ministry of Defense via Getty Images

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A sandstorm approaches Camp Bastion, Britain's main military base in Afghanistan, on Friday. Dust storms are a common occurrence in Afghanistan and within an hour the worst of the storm had passed.

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