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Wed 1 Jul 2009 10:18 AM

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US troops pull out of Iraq

US troops pull out of Iraq
Iraqis wave their national flag in celebration of the US withdrawal from cities. (Getty Images)
US troops pull out of Iraq
Iraqi army soldiers on top of their tank wave in celebration. The country declared June 30 'National Sovereignty Day' after US troops handed over control to domestic security forces. (Getty Images)
US troops pull out of Iraq
Iraqis celebrate the withdrawal calling it a 'day of national victory'. (Getty Images)
US troops pull out of Iraq
Crowds of men, women and children gathered to dance and celebrate the news. (Getty Images)
US troops pull out of Iraq
The day was a mixture of celebration and fear as soldiers prevented cars from parking in the centre of Baghdad in case of bombs. (Getty Images)
US troops pull out of Iraq
Tanks patrol the streets of Baghdad. Thousands of police and armed forces marched before dignitaries in the capital. (Getty Images)

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