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A packed car bomb has exploded on a commercial street in Baghdad's eastern Shi'ite district of Al Mashtal resulting in at least five deaths and 17 wounded.
A recent wave of violence has surged through Iraq, with Sunday seeing the deaths of 36.
The ongoing conflict in the neighbouring country of Syria has stirred up relations between sectarian divisions in Iraq.
The month of August saw 800 Iraqis dead, with more than a third of them happening in Baghdad.