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26 killed, 90 injured in twin suicide attack in Baghdad

26 KILLED, 90 INJURED IN TWIN SUICIDE ATTACK IN BAGHDAD

A double suicide attack killed 26 people in Baghdad on Monday, a health official said, the second such attack in the Iraqi capital in three days.

Dr. Abdel Ghani al-Saadi, health chief for east Baghdad, reported that 26 people were dead and 90 other were wounded.

"Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in al-Tayyaran square in central Baghdad," said General Saad Maan, spokesman for the Joint Operations Command, which includes the army and the police. He said there had been 16 deaths.

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