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Clearing One Iraqi City of IS Bombs Could Take Decades

It could take decades and millions of dollars before the Iraqi city of Ramadi can be deemed safe to live in, according to U.S. experts working to clear bombs planted by Islamic State. Ramadi was freed of IS extremists in December 2015 after a fierce battle and more than 600 bombings left much of the city in ruins, 100 kilometers west of the capital, Baghdad.   According to Iraq’s prime minister’s office, 90 percent of the city is contaminated with different types of bombs and...

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