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In pictures: Iraq violence

An Iraqi policeman inspects the back of his vehicle after evacuating wounded people from the site of the Baghdad bombing, 3 February 2007.

A lorry bomber killed more than 100 people in central Baghdad on Saturday, one of the bloodiest days in the Iraq conflict so far.

Wounded being evacuated from the Baghdad bomb site, 3 February 2007

More than 200 people were wounded in the bombing, which targeted a crowded market.

Injured man at the Imam Ali hospital in the Shia enclave of Sadr City

Hospitals were inundated with the dead and injured and their anxious relatives.

Scene of one of seven car bombings in Kirkuk, 3 February 2007

The blast came after a wave of car bombings hit the northern city of Kirkuk on Saturday.

Scene of one of seven car bombings in Kirkuk, 3 February 2007

Seven bombs - one said to be a suicide attack - went off in different parts of the ethnically mixed city over a two-hour period, killing at least five people.

Scene of one of seven car bombings in Kirkuk, 3 February 2007

Rebwar Abdullah of the Kurdish Democratic Party visited one bomb site under heavy guard - among the targets were the offices of the two Kurdish political parties.

Mahmoudiya bombing, 3 February 2007

A car bomb also killed one civilian in Mahmoudiya, south of Baghdad. There has been an upsurge in sectarian violence in the past year in Iraq - with dozens of people killed every day.






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