In the minutes after a suicide bomber struck in the Iraqi city of Karbala, people were using blankets and stretchers to remove the bodies of the dead.
A market trolley was used to trundle some victims away.
At least 42 people are known to have been killed. Brushes were used to clear up the blood and debris.
A fire engine's hose wiped away the traces of the carnage.
Security forces stood around with rifles at the ready in a city which has been targeted by bombers in the past.
The Iraqi capital, Baghdad, also saw several bomb attacks. At least nine people were killed.