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Iraq car bomb kills 30 as year's death toll tops 5,800

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A car bomb ripped through a packed food market north of Baghdad on Thursday, killing 30 people, as Iraq's death toll for 2013 from a surge in violence nationwide capped 5,800. 

Iraqi men clean the rubble at the site of a blast that took place the previous day outside a cafe in Baghdad's Bayaa neighborhood on November 21, 2013

The rise in unrest has forced Baghdad to appeal for international help in fighting the country's worst bloodshed since 2008, just months before Iraq's first parliamentary elections in four years.

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