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And when we do get hits, they're spread out and we don't get anything out of it.
He also said the bombing of the area has forced the al-Qaeda fighters out of the main cave complexes at Tora Bora and Malaewa and that they had spread out, moving further up the mountains into smaller caves.
As the liquid spread out and evaporated, vaporous agent spread throughout the car.