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McClatchy Washington Bureau | 07/23/2007 | After carnage, U.S. and Iraqi authorities compete for control

McClatchy Washington Bureau | 07/23/2007 | After carnage, U.S. and Iraqi authorities compete for control: "After the blast near a busy shrine in the mostly Shiite Muslim area of Karrada, Iraqi firefighters, medical workers, Iraqi police, traffic police, Iraqi soldiers, American troops, members of two powerful Shiite militias and ordinary residents jostled for control. With so many forces picking through the charred, bloody wreckage, no single group emerged as the one in charge, and the already frenzied scene spiraled into pandemonium."

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