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a source of danger or difficulty not easily foreseen and avoided

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an explosive mine hidden underground

an unforeseen or unexpected or surprising difficulty

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The blast in the Northwestern suburb of Wadi Barada killed the "terrorists," who were booby-trapping the car, and also killed innocent civilians, the state-run news agency reported, spelling no further details.
"The Interior Ministry's Rapid Deployment Force uncovered a plant for booby-trapping cars in an agricultural area in Sewaira town, 135 km to the north of Kut, the capital of Wasit Province," Col.
According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Defense, "said that the Air Force Command (F16) planes, based on information from the Directorate General of Intelligence and Security, have directed several successful air strikes, in which they destroyed a booby-trapping vehicles factory, a headquarters for Daesh and three large depots of weapons, ammunition and rockets in Ayadhiyah district north of Tel Afar district."/ End
Ismail Mahlawi announced the destruction of the plant for booby-trapping vehicles and manufacturing IEDs in proactive security operation north of the city of Ramadi.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / Iraqi Sukhoi aircraft targeted a camp of (The Cubs of Khelafa) and a plant for booby-trapping and shielding the vehicles in al-Qaim.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / A number of Daesh elements were killed and destroyed plants of booby-trapping and making IEDs and stores of weapons and munitions in airstrikes by the Iraqi Air Force aircraft and the international coalition in the various sectors of operations.
Baquba / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / The joint security forces seized two workshops for booby-trapping vehicles and manufacturing explosive belts in vast combing operations north of Baquba.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The military media cell announced the killing of dozens terrorists of Daash and the destruction of booby-trapping workshop in air strikes in Qa'im and Qayyarah.