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Blast in Damascus

<p>Vehicles burn near a crater on a road after an explosion in central Damascus, February 21, 2013.  REUTERS/Sana</p>

Vehicles burn near a crater on a road after an explosion in central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

Vehicles burn near a crater on a road after an explosion in central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

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<p>Vehicles burn after an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013.  REUTERS/Sana</p>

Vehicles burn after an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

Vehicles burn after an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

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<p>People walk near debris and damaged vehicles after an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana</p>

People walk near debris and damaged vehicles after an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

People walk near debris and damaged vehicles after an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

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<p>A view shows the site of an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana</p>

A view shows the site of an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

A view shows the site of an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

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<p>Vehicles burn after an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana</p>

Vehicles burn after an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

Vehicles burn after an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

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<p>People walk near damaged cars after an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana</p>

People walk near damaged cars after an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

People walk near damaged cars after an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

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<p> Men try to help a man who is injured after an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana</p>

Men try to help a man who is injured after an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

Men try to help a man who is injured after an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

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<p>Vehicles burn after an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. 

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Vehicles burn after an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

Vehicles burn after an explosion at central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

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<p>Damaged vehicles and the Russian embassy building (rear C) are seen after an explosion in central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana</p>

Damaged vehicles and the Russian embassy building (rear C) are seen after an explosion in central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

Damaged vehicles and the Russian embassy building (rear C) are seen after an explosion in central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

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<p>A general view of the destruction after an explosion in central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana</p>

A general view of the destruction after an explosion in central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

A general view of the destruction after an explosion in central Damascus, February 21, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

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