Iraq calls three-day national mourning for Baghdad blasts

October 26th, 2009 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS  

Baghdad, Oct 26 (DPA) Iraq announced 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.

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