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At least five killed as Iraqis hold ‘day of rage’

At least five people have been killed in anti-government protests in Iraq, as thousands take to the streets in cities across the country for a "day of rage".

Baghdad has been virtually locked down, with the authorities banning traffic in the city centre and deploying several thousand soldiers on the streets.

Jonathan Head reports from Baghdad.

  • 25 Feb 2011
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