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Iraq's worst violence since withdrawal

Iraq has just seen its worst day of violence since American forces withdrew from urban areas just over a week ago.

Two suicide attacks in the northern town of Tal Afar claimed at least 34 lives and in Baghdad, and two bombs in a market killed nine.

The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports from the capital, Baghdad.

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