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Dozens killed in Baghdad car bomb attacks

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Suicide bombers have struck yet again in Iraq, killing dozens of people and wounding many more, as the country faces further political turmoil. 50 people died when a petrol tanker exploded at a filling station in west Baghdad. Earlier nearly two dozen people lost their lives when a car bomb went off outside a popular ice cream parlour in a Shi’ite area of Baghdad. Three US soldiers and one British soldier were also reported killed in the Iraqi capital. Ministers of the main Sunni Arab political bloc, dominant under Sadamm Hussein, have quit the government after demanding a greater say in security matters and the disbanding of Shi’ite militias. The Sunni Accordance Front said the Prime Minister had slammed the door on meaningful reforms needed to save Iraq.