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Tanks to patrol Baghdad after sectarian unrest

Iraq ordered the deployment of tanks on the streets of Baghdad as the capital crawled back to normalcy following a week of sectarian killings.Iraqi authorities lifted the tough security measures such as daytime curfew slapped on the city following a civil war threat but ordered the deployment of Iraqi military tanks in certain regions of Baghdad, a top official said. General Abdel Aziz Mohammed, chief of operations at the defence ministry said the government had also ordered soldiers to arrest anyone carrying weapons illegally, adding the decision to dispatch tanks was taken on Sunday. Full Story

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