At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 wounded by a bomb at a crowded pet market in central Baghdad today, the deadliest attack in the capital for weeks.

The explosion left headless bodies, dead birds and shattered fish tanks around the Ghazil animal market in east Baghdad where many families of all sects visit one of the most popular attractions in the city on the Muslim day of prayer.

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