'People are scared to go home': deadly mines of Isis still shape lives in Iraq

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Peter Beaumont in Fallujah

In the former Islamic State stronghold of Fallujah, the legacy of extremism lingers in the form of unexploded landmines

Shuhada school sits on what was one of Iraq’s most violent frontlines, in the former Isis stronghold of Fallujah. The children have to walk along a dirt road, the edges of which are lined with red-painted bricks and skull and crossbones signs that warn of the risk beyond the makeshift border – landmines laid by the extremist group.

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