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Rescue efforts near Kirkuk

A medic rushes a victim of the Taza Khurmatu bombing to a hospital in nearby Sulaymaniya. Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Nouri Maliki had touted the scheduled June 30 departure of U.S. troops from cities, but had said it wouldn't be surprising if militants stepped up attacks to test Iraqi forces. Yahya Ahmed / Associated Press
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