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Blasts hit Shi'ite districts in Baghdad, killing 26

Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the Ameen district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens, police and hospital sources said. REUTERS/Mohammed Ameen

Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the Ameen district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding...more

Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the Ameen district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens, police and hospital sources said. REUTERS/Mohammed Ameen
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Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the Ameen district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens, police and hospital sources said. REUTERS/Mohammed Ameen

Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the Ameen district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding...more

Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the Ameen district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens, police and hospital sources said. REUTERS/Mohammed Ameen
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Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the Ameen district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens, police and hospital sources said. REUTERS/Mohammed Ameen

Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the Ameen district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding...more

Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the Ameen district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens, police and hospital sources said. REUTERS/Mohammed Ameen
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Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the Ameen district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens, police and hospital sources said. REUTERS/Mohammed Ameen

Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the Ameen district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding...more

Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the Ameen district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens, police and hospital sources said. REUTERS/Mohammed Ameen
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Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the KarraKda district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens, police and hospital sources said. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik

Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the KarraKda district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and...more

Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the KarraKda district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens, police and hospital sources said. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik
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A policeman stands guard at the site of car bomb attack in the KarraKda district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens, police and hospital sources said. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik

A policeman stands guard at the site of car bomb attack in the KarraKda district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and...more

A policeman stands guard at the site of car bomb attack in the KarraKda district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens, police and hospital sources said. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik
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Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the Karrakda district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens, police and hospital sources said. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik

Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the Karrakda district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and...more

Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in the Karrakda district in Baghdad February 17, 2013. A series of car bombs exploded in mainly Shi'ite neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding dozens, police and hospital sources said. REUTERS/Ahmed Malik
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