This new video shows what Iraqi forces are facing when they retake areas from ISIS: houses full of booby traps ready to blow.
Near Baiji, an explosives specialist of the Iraqi Rapid Reaction Forces enters a building with a smattering of stuff strewn on the floor — and immediately notices a fishing-line tripwire cloaked underneath a blanket.
The IED removal guy calmly follows the trail to a pair of explosives concealed in a cabinet. The cameraman is significantly more nervous and says a little prayer as the specialist disables the detonator.
Baiji, an oil center north of Tikrit, was retaken from ISIS in October.