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KIRKUK, IRAQ: A panel, commemorating the dead, hangs above Shorja market which was hit by a large bomb on June 30th, 2009..Kirkuk, the oil-rich city in northern Iraq, is home to Kurds, Arabs, Turkomen, Christians, Kakayi, and numerous other ethnicities. Since 2003, thousands of its residents have been killed or injured in terrorist attacks...As the US military leaves Iraq, the future of this violent and ethnically diverse city remains unsure...Photo by Pazhar Mohammad/Metrography