|At least 31 people were killed when a bomb exploded in the mainly Shia Sadr City suburb of Baghdad today.
The explosion, which ripped through market stalls at around 6.15 am local time (0315 GMT), appeared to have targeted men who were gathering in the hope of being hired as labourers. Police said more than 50 people were injured.
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