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Last Updated: Wednesday, 18 April 2007, 15:55 GMT 16:55 UK
In pictures: Baghdad bombs

View of Karrada bomb site

A series of bombs have killed scores of people in Baghdad.

A girl on the street near the Karrada bomb site

The attacks took place in mostly Shia areas. At least 10 people are thought to have died in Karrada.

Blood on the door of a car at Karrada site

The bomb there went off in a car parked near a private hospital.

Body being removed from the Sadriya blast site

The worst attack targeted a market in the Sadriya area.

Burnt-out buses at Sadriya market

The market was being rebuilt after it was destroyed by a bombing in February.

Man weeping in interior of destroyed bus

The deaths came on top of 130 killed in the February attack.

Crowd flees Sadr bomb site

There was more bloodshed in Sadr City, where insurgents attacked a police checkpoint.

Firefighters around burnt-out cars at Sadr bomb site

Firefighters tackled the blaze, which destroyed several vehicles.

Firefighters dousing burnt-out car

The bomber had detonated a device as he drove into the checkpoint.

Smoke rises from the bomb in the Sadr district

In what has become an almost daily occurrence, the bombing left many people shocked and helpless.






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