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Nearly 120 dead as Mumbai attacks continue


MUMBAI, India (AP) -- A terrorist siege has moved into a third day in Mumbai, India, where attacks that began Wednesday night have killed at least 119 people and injured scores more.

Indian commandoes have been going through two luxury hotels looking for survivors and any gunmen still in hiding. After a day of gunfire and explosions at the hotels, things are now quiet, indicating the sieges there may be ending. The fires are out and soldiers have been leading small groups of hostages and holed-up guests to safety and bringing out bodies of people killed in the attacks.

Militants are still believed to be holed up inside the headquarters of an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect in Mumbai. At least three blasts were heard there overnight, but it's not clear if any hostages are being held.

Indian officials say the still-unidentified militants were clearly well-prepared. Besides assault guns and bags of grenades, they brought bags of almonds with them.

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