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The moment of the Baghdad blast

Car bombs and a barrage of mortars have killed scores of people and wounded several hundred in Baghdad, officials say.

One car reportedly exploded outside the foreign ministry near the outside edge of the heavily guarded government Green Zone.

Another went off close to the finance ministry building. The moment one of the blasts occurred was filmed during a tribal meeting in a hotel.

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