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That time a mortar attack interrupted Toby Keith’s Kandahar USO concert

Toby Keith performs for service members at the Camp Liberty Post Exchange Stage, April 26, during his sixth United Services Organizations tour. (Photo by Spc. Aaron Rosencrans)

In 2008, Toby Keith was in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on one of his many USO tours when a mortar attack interrupted the show.

The singer and the crowd of 2,500 service members, took cover in a nearby shelter for about an hour where Keith posed for photos and autographs. Pretty standard mortar attack pastime.

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Once given the “all clear,” Keith went right back up on stage and finished his concert — starting from the verse where he left off.

Here’s video from the concert where he sang the “Taliban Song,” just because he could:

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