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Iraqi army soldiers secure the scene of a roadside bomb attack in Baghdad on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010. A series of rush-hour bombings across Baghdad has killed and injured scores of people, officials said. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
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Iraqi army soldiers secure the scene of a roadside bomb attack in Baghdad on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010. A series of rush-hour bombings across Baghdad has killed and injured scores of people, officials said. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

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