Transcript for A New Look at War-Town Ramadi After the Iraqis Take it Back from ISIS
Tom? Now to an ABC news exclusive inside ramadi. Our team traveling into the battle zone, an Isis stronghold until six months ago. More than a dozen Iraqi soldiers killed just 24 hours ago. Here's Martha Raddatz. Reporter: It is a four-hour drive through the desert of one of Iraq's most restive provinces. We can see all of the destruction as we drive. And if you look way off into the distance in the tree line, you can see areas Isis still holds. This is what a once thriving, vibrant city looks like after Isis takes control, and the Iraqis with American air power take it back. Block after block, mile after mile. Schools flattened, homes destroyed, bridges blown apart. Only some 15,000 families have been able to return to a city that was once home to 1 million. This family of eight, barely getting by. It's a bit difficult, electricity, water is very difficult. Reporter: The city may be liberated, the people are not safe. There are more unexploded bombs and mines here than any place on Earth. And it is left to an American company to find them. They do not want their faces shown, but these bomb technicians are trying to clear thousands of hidden bombs that Isis left behind. What you see coming out of the jugs is homemade explosive. Reporter: To clear ramadi,
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