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  Many killed in Baghdad car bomb
Updated 17 June 2004, 16.57

At least 35 people have been killed in a huge car bomb attack in Baghdad.

The car, packed with explosives, is thought to have driven into a crowd of people waiting outside a recruitment centre for the new Iraqi army.

Around 138 people were also injured in the blast, and officials say the number of people who have died as a result of the explosion is likely to rise.

Five months ago 47 people were killed when the same recruitment centre was attacked in a similar bombing.

Army recruits targeted


This is the latest in a number of attacks in Iraq aimed at the security forces.

It's thought that this bomb was aimed at people wanting to sign up and fight for the new Iraqi government.

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