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Beirut bomb kills anti-Syrian intelligence official

A car burns at the site of an explosion in Ashrafieh, east Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded in a roadside bomb that exploded in central Beirut on Friday, a security source said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

A car burns at the site of an explosion in Ashrafieh, east Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded in a roadside bomb that exploded in central Beirut on Friday, a security source said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

A car burns at the site of an explosion in Ashrafieh, east Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded in a roadside bomb that exploded in central Beirut on Friday, a security source said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban
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A firefighter tries to put out a fire at the scene of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least eight people and wounding about 80, witnesses and officials said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

A firefighter tries to put out a fire at the scene of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least eight people and wounding about...more

A firefighter tries to put out a fire at the scene of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least eight people and wounding about 80, witnesses and officials said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban
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A wounded woman is carried at the site of an explosion in Ashrafieh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded by a huge bomb that exploded in a street in central Beirut on Friday, witnesses and a security source said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

A wounded woman is carried at the site of an explosion in Ashrafieh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded by a huge bomb that exploded in a street in central Beirut on Friday, witnesses and a security...more

A wounded woman is carried at the site of an explosion in Ashrafieh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded by a huge bomb that exploded in a street in central Beirut on Friday, witnesses and a security source said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban
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Sunni Muslim protesters burn tires and block a street in Beirut as they protest against the killing of senior intelligence official Wissam al-Hassan in an explosion, in Beirut October 19, 2012. REUTERS/Hussam Shebaro

Sunni Muslim protesters burn tires and block a street in Beirut as they protest against the killing of senior intelligence official Wissam al-Hassan in an explosion, in Beirut October 19, 2012. REUTERS/Hussam Shebaro

Sunni Muslim protesters burn tires and block a street in Beirut as they protest against the killing of senior intelligence official Wissam al-Hassan in an explosion, in Beirut October 19, 2012. REUTERS/Hussam Shebaro
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Members of the civil defence and Lebanese civilians carry an injured man after an explosion in the Ashafriyeh district, in central Beirut, October 19, 2012. REUTERS/Hussam Shebaro

Members of the civil defence and Lebanese civilians carry an injured man after an explosion in the Ashafriyeh district, in central Beirut, October 19, 2012. REUTERS/Hussam Shebaro

Members of the civil defence and Lebanese civilians carry an injured man after an explosion in the Ashafriyeh district, in central Beirut, October 19, 2012. REUTERS/Hussam Shebaro
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Lebanese army soldiers secure the area at the site of an explosion in Ashrafieh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded by a huge bomb that exploded in a street in central Beirut on Friday, witnesses and a security source said.REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

Lebanese army soldiers secure the area at the site of an explosion in Ashrafieh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded by a huge bomb that exploded in a street in central Beirut on Friday, witnesses and a...more

Lebanese army soldiers secure the area at the site of an explosion in Ashrafieh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded by a huge bomb that exploded in a street in central Beirut on Friday, witnesses and a security source said.REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban
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A wounded woman is carried at the site of an explosion in Ashrafieh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded by a huge bomb that exploded in a street in central Beirut on Friday, witnesses and a security source said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

A wounded woman is carried at the site of an explosion in Ashrafieh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded by a huge bomb that exploded in a street in central Beirut on Friday, witnesses and a security...more

A wounded woman is carried at the site of an explosion in Ashrafieh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded by a huge bomb that exploded in a street in central Beirut on Friday, witnesses and a security source said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban
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A woman is helped by a Lebanese soldier after an explosion in Ashafriyeh district, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded by a huge bomb that exploded in a street in central Beirut on Friday, witnesses and a security source said. REUTERS/ Mahmoud Kheir

A woman is helped by a Lebanese soldier after an explosion in Ashafriyeh district, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded by a huge bomb that exploded in a street in central Beirut on Friday, witnesses and a...more

A woman is helped by a Lebanese soldier after an explosion in Ashafriyeh district, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded by a huge bomb that exploded in a street in central Beirut on Friday, witnesses and a security source said. REUTERS/ Mahmoud Kheir
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Relatives comfort a wounded woman at the site of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least two people and wounding 46, witnesses and security sources said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

Relatives comfort a wounded woman at the site of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least two people and wounding 46, witnesses...more

Relatives comfort a wounded woman at the site of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least two people and wounding 46, witnesses and security sources said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban
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Relatives comfort a wounded woman at the site of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least two people and wounding 46, witnesses and security sources said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

Relatives comfort a wounded woman at the site of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least two people and wounding 46, witnesses...more

Relatives comfort a wounded woman at the site of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least two people and wounding 46, witnesses and security sources said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban
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A civil defence member helps a wounded woman at the site of an explosion in Ashafriyeh district, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded by a huge bomb that exploded in a street in central Beirut on Friday, witnesses and a security source said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

A civil defence member helps a wounded woman at the site of an explosion in Ashafriyeh district, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded by a huge bomb that exploded in a street in central Beirut on Friday,...more

A civil defence member helps a wounded woman at the site of an explosion in Ashafriyeh district, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded by a huge bomb that exploded in a street in central Beirut on Friday, witnesses and a security source said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban
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A Lebanese soldier secures the site as a civil defence member helps an injured woman (rear) after an explosion in Ashafriyeh district, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded by a huge bomb that exploded in a street in central Beirut on Friday, witnesses and a security source said. REUTERS/ Mahmoud Kheir

A Lebanese soldier secures the site as a civil defence member helps an injured woman (rear) after an explosion in Ashafriyeh district, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded by a huge bomb that exploded in a...more

A Lebanese soldier secures the site as a civil defence member helps an injured woman (rear) after an explosion in Ashafriyeh district, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. At least two people were killed and 15 wounded by a huge bomb that exploded in a street in central Beirut on Friday, witnesses and a security source said. REUTERS/ Mahmoud Kheir
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Civil defence members help a wounded man as a Lebanese soldier secures the site of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least two people and wounding 46, witnesses and security sources said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

Civil defence members help a wounded man as a Lebanese soldier secures the site of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least two...more

Civil defence members help a wounded man as a Lebanese soldier secures the site of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least two people and wounding 46, witnesses and security sources said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban
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Lebanese army soldiers and policemen secure the site of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least two people and wounding 46, witnesses and security sources said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

Lebanese army soldiers and policemen secure the site of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least two people and wounding 46,...more

Lebanese army soldiers and policemen secure the site of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least two people and wounding 46, witnesses and security sources said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban
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Lebanese policemen arrive at the scene of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least eight people and wounding about 80, witnesses and officials said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

Lebanese policemen arrive at the scene of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least eight people and wounding about 80, witnesses...more

Lebanese policemen arrive at the scene of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least eight people and wounding about 80, witnesses and officials said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban
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A man runs past a burning car at the scene of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least eight people and wounding about 80, witnesses and officials said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

A man runs past a burning car at the scene of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least eight people and wounding about 80,...more

A man runs past a burning car at the scene of an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least eight people and wounding about 80, witnesses and officials said. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban
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Lebanese soldiers secure the area after an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least eight people and wounding about 80, witnesses and officials said. REUTERS/ Mahmoud Kheir

Lebanese soldiers secure the area after an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least eight people and wounding about 80, witnesses...more

Lebanese soldiers secure the area after an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. A huge car bomb exploded in a street in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday, killing at least eight people and wounding about 80, witnesses and officials said. REUTERS/ Mahmoud Kheir
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