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  • Iraqi drive to retake Ramadi stalls amid fears of ISIS booby traps
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  • Norton Summit Road laced with tack and oil booby-traps for cyclists
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  • Islamic State booby traps massive Iraqi dam which could kill thousands if breached
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    08/18/2014 - 9:46 am | View Link
  • Lebanon Has Two Kinds of Booby Traps
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    02/12/2014 - 9:18 pm | View Link
  • Man Charged with Setting Booby Traps
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    09/27/2012 - 11:40 am | View Link
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    04/23/2012 - 4:45 pm | View Link
  • Jealous husband booby-traps house with Taser to stop wife's 'lover' calling round
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    12/3/2010 - 7:16 pm | View Link
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  • Kurds Remain The Greatest Threat in Iraq
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