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Demining Syria

A member of the demining unit works in a minefield on the outskirts of the northern Syrian town of Dabiq, Syria December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A member of the demining unit works in a minefield on the outskirts of the northern Syrian town of Dabiq, Syria December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A member of the demining unit works in a minefield on the outskirts of the northern Syrian town of Dabiq, Syria December 31, 2016. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Ahmad Najjar, a 27 year-old Free Syrian Army fighter, carries improvised explosives that were planted by Islamic State fighters as he walks along a field on the outskirts of the northern Syrian town of Dabiq. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Ahmad Najjar, a 27 year-old Free Syrian Army fighter, carries improvised explosives that were planted by Islamic State fighters as he walks along a field on the outskirts of the northern Syrian town of Dabiq. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Ahmad Najjar, a 27 year-old Free Syrian Army fighter, carries improvised explosives that were planted by Islamic State fighters as he walks along a field on the outskirts of the northern Syrian town of Dabiq. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Ahmad Najjar, a 27 year-old Free Syrian Army fighter, holds a torn camouflage rags he said had clothed one of two colleagues recently blown up trying to dismantle explosives planted by the Islamic State fighters. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Ahmad Najjar, a 27 year-old Free Syrian Army fighter, holds a torn camouflage rags he said had clothed one of two colleagues recently blown up trying to dismantle explosives planted by the Islamic State fighters. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Ahmad Najjar, a 27 year-old Free Syrian Army fighter, holds a torn camouflage rags he said had clothed one of two colleagues recently blown up trying to dismantle explosives planted by the Islamic State fighters. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Ahmad Najjar, a 27 year-old Free Syrian Army fighter, holds a mine detector as he stands near collected improvised explosives that were planted by Islamic State fighters. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Ahmad Najjar, a 27 year-old Free Syrian Army fighter, holds a mine detector as he stands near collected improvised explosives that were planted by Islamic State fighters. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Ahmad Najjar, a 27 year-old Free Syrian Army fighter, holds a mine detector as he stands near collected improvised explosives that were planted by Islamic State fighters. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Ahmad Najjar, a 27 year-old Free Syrian Army fighter, walks inside a crater caused by the detonation of collected mines that were planted by Islamic State fighters. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Ahmad Najjar, a 27 year-old Free Syrian Army fighter, walks inside a crater caused by the detonation of collected mines that were planted by Islamic State fighters. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Ahmad Najjar, a 27 year-old Free Syrian Army fighter, walks inside a crater caused by the detonation of collected mines that were planted by Islamic State fighters. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Members of the demining unit work on dismantling mines planted by Islamic State fighters. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Members of the demining unit work on dismantling mines planted by Islamic State fighters. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Members of the demining unit work on dismantling mines planted by Islamic State fighters. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Ahmad Najjar, a 27 year-old Free Syrian Army fighter, walks inside a warehouse where improvised explosives that were planted by Islamic State fighters are stored, in the rebel-held town of Marea. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Ahmad Najjar, a 27 year-old Free Syrian Army fighter, walks inside a warehouse where improvised explosives that were planted by Islamic State fighters are stored, in the rebel-held town of Marea. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Ahmad Najjar, a 27 year-old Free Syrian Army fighter, walks inside a warehouse where improvised explosives that were planted by Islamic State fighters are stored, in the rebel-held town of Marea. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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