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Protective trench to surround Baghdad

August 16, 2018
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The Iraqi government plans to seal off Baghdad within weeks by ringing it with a series of trenches and setting up dozens of traffic checkpoints to control movement in and out of the violent city of seven million people, an Interior Ministry spokesman said. (International Herald Tribune — 18 September, 2006)
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The violent city will be sealed off with a series of trenches and traffic checkpoints to control movement in and out. (New York Times — 16 September, 2006)
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The Iraqi interior ministry announced plans to dig trenches around Baghdad in a bid to increase security in the capital, the BBC reported, quoting security sources. (Aljazeera — 10 minutes ago)
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Digging security trenches around Baghdad could help stop the city’s daily suicide bomb attacks, car bombs, drive-by shootings and sectarian killings, the Iraqi government believes. (CNN — 1 hour ago)
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Four car bomb attacks in less than three hours in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Sunday left at least 23 people dead and 66 wounded, police told CNN. (CNN — 1 hour ago)
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Iraqs Interior Ministry has announced plans to increase security around Baghdad by surrounding the city with trenches and setting up checkpoints on access roads Ministry spokesman Brigadier Abdel (ABC News — 16 September, 2006)
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Iraqi security forces will dig trenches around Baghdad and set up checkpoints along all roads leading into the city to reduce some of the violence plaguing the capital. (International Herald Tribune — 16 September, 2006)
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The rising death toll has prompted Sunni leaders to question the security operation intended to take Baghdad back from insurgents. (New York Times — 17 September, 2006)
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The Interior Ministry lacks the political support to root out Shiite militiamen and criminals in its police forces, officials say. (New York Times — 17 September, 2006)
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Hundreds more Iraqis died in violence in July and August than in the previous two months, many of them tortured to death because of their religion with cables, acid and power drills, a U.N. report said on Wednesday. (MSNBC — 9 minutes ago)
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Attacks against U.S. troops have increased following a call earlier this month from al-Qaida in Iraq’s leader to target American forces, the top U.S. military spokesman said Wednesday. (International Herald Tribune — 10 hours ago)
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Iraqi authorities say insurgents have set off three car bombs in Baghdad killing three people and wounding dozens more A security official says two Iraqi soldiers have been killed and two police (ABC News — 17 September, 2006)
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