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 Powerful explosion rocks Baghdad's busy area, claims 50 lives

The SUV packed with explosives went off near a beauty salon in a bustling market at rush hour in Sadr City.

Censor.NET reports referring to Reuters citing local police sources.

Most of the victims were women and many of the wounded are in critical condition, the sources said.

A suicide bomber is reported to have targeted Shi'ite militia fighters in Baghdad.

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