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Syria blames "terrorists" for deadly petrol station blast

Men stand amidst wreckage and debris, after a car bomb exploded at a crowded petrol station in Barzeh al-Balad district in Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA on January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

Men stand amidst wreckage and debris, after a car bomb exploded at a crowded petrol station in Barzeh al-Balad district in Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA on January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

Men stand amidst wreckage and debris, after a car bomb exploded at a crowded petrol station in Barzeh al-Balad district in Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA on January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Sana
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Wreckage and debris are seen after a car bomb exploded at a crowded petrol station in Barzeh al-Balad district in Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA on January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

Wreckage and debris are seen after a car bomb exploded at a crowded petrol station in Barzeh al-Balad district in Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA on January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

Wreckage and debris are seen after a car bomb exploded at a crowded petrol station in Barzeh al-Balad district in Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA on January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Sana
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A Free Syrian Army fighter fires an anti-aircraft artillery weapon during an air strike in Taftanaz, near Idlib January 3, 2013. Picture taken January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Ismail Al-Taftanazi/Shaam News Network/Handout

A Free Syrian Army fighter fires an anti-aircraft artillery weapon during an air strike in Taftanaz, near Idlib January 3, 2013. Picture taken January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Ismail Al-Taftanazi/Shaam News Network/Handout

A Free Syrian Army fighter fires an anti-aircraft artillery weapon during an air strike in Taftanaz, near Idlib January 3, 2013. Picture taken January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Ismail Al-Taftanazi/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad walk on the rubble of damaged buildings and shops in the old city of Aleppo January 3, 2013. REUTERS/George Ourfalian

Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad walk on the rubble of damaged buildings and shops in the old city of Aleppo January 3, 2013. REUTERS/George Ourfalian

Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad walk on the rubble of damaged buildings and shops in the old city of Aleppo January 3, 2013. REUTERS/George Ourfalian
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