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A US soldiers secures the area where insurgents attacked an oil storage facility near the northern city of Kirkuk setting off a massive blaze, 02 February 2005. A heavy gunfight broke out before dawn between the Mehdi army of radical Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr and US forces in Baghdad’s Sadr City, killing one woman, an interior ministry official said. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN IBRAHIM