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In pictures: Baghdad market bomb

A wounded man is helped away from the Ghazil market in Baghdad

A bomb has exploded at a busy market in Baghdad, killing at least 13 people and injuring about 50 others.

A woman crosses Ghazil market after the blast

The bomb exploded in the popular Ghazil pet market, which is held every Friday.

An Iraqi Army soldier checks a passer-by near Ghazil market after the attack

The frequency of bomb attacks has decreased markedly this year following the US-led "surge" of 30,000 extra troops.

A wounded man is treated in hospital after the attack

Correspondents say attacks like Ghazil are now more the exception than the rule.

A man surveys the damage after the bomb at Ghazil market

Ghazil is in a mixed Shia-Sunni Muslim area.

A man sells chicken at the Ghazil market

A chicken seller was among those trying to return to normal after the attack.

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