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Iraq calls three-day national mourning for Baghdad blasts

world Updated: Oct 26, 2009 08:56 IST
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Iraq announced on Sunday a three-day national mourning period for the victims of the twin terror blasts in central Baghdad.

Head of the rescue team, Abdel Rasoul al-Zaidi, said that his men were able to put out the fire in the buildings and that they are now looking for survivors or bodies under the rubble.

Dozens of people were killed and injured in the blasts. "The two explosions were so huge and have left enormous damage," al-Zaidi said.