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In pictures: Baghdad car bomb
Iraqis pick through scene of suicide attack
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At least 26 children and one US soldier were killed by a suicide car bomber in eastern Baghdad.
Wounded child at scene of blast
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The bomber rammed his car into the crowd as US soldiers handed sweets to the children.
Iraqi couple with four-day-old daughter at a Baghdad hospital
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This four-day-old baby was among dozens of people injured in the attack.
Children's slippers at scene of blast
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It was one of the biggest death tolls of children in a single attack in Iraq since the insurgency began.
A small toy given to the children by the US soldiers
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Small toys given by the soldiers to the children moments before the blast were found among the debris.
Child's coffin carried away from scene of attack
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Shock turned to grief as the children's bodies were taken away from the scene of the attack.
Grieving Iraqi woman
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Relatives of the victims were left distraught, unable to cope with the loss of so many of their young.

See the devastation caused by the blast

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