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Iraq 10 years on: How Baghdad's road checkpoints work

20 March 2013 Last updated at 11:59 GMT

Ten years after the fall of Saddam Hussein, bombings, killings and kidnappings are still frequent occurrences in Baghdad.

A network of checkpoints exists across the city in an effort to curb the violence.

In Baghdad a decade after he was there to cover the US-led invasion, Ben Brown explains how the checkpoints, which are now staffed by Iraqis, work.

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