Iraqi security forces deploy in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
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Iraqi security forces have begun building a concrete wall surrounding the capital Baghdad in a bid to prevent attacks by ISIS militants, a military statement said Wednesday.ISIS, the hard-line group that seized vast swathes of territory north and west of Baghdad, claimed several attacks in recent months in the Iraqi capital. Some of these concrete walls will be dismantled in the districts that are no longer deemed under threat, and used in the new wall around Baghdad, along with surveillance camera and explosives detection devices, Shammari said.
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