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Twin bombings in Damascus kill at least 27, almost 100 hurt

Syrian security officials inspect a damaged building near the intelligence centre building, in Damascus in this handout photo distributed by the Syrian News Agency (SANA) March 17, 2012. REUTERS/SANA/Handout

Syrian security officials inspect a damaged building near the intelligence centre building, in Damascus in this handout photo distributed by the Syrian News Agency (SANA) March 17, 2012. REUTERS/SANA/Handout

Syrian security officials inspect a damaged building near the intelligence centre building, in Damascus in this handout photo distributed by the Syrian News Agency (SANA) March 17, 2012. REUTERS/SANA/Handout
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Damaged vehicles are strewn near the site of an explosion at an intelligence building in Damascus March 17, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

Damaged vehicles are strewn near the site of an explosion at an intelligence building in Damascus March 17, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

Damaged vehicles are strewn near the site of an explosion at an intelligence building in Damascus March 17, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri
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Syrian security forces inspect a damaged building near the intelligence building, in Damascus in this handout photo distributed by the Syrian News Agency (SANA) March 17, 2012. REUTERS//SANA/Handout

Syrian security forces inspect a damaged building near the intelligence building, in Damascus in this handout photo distributed by the Syrian News Agency (SANA) March 17, 2012. REUTERS//SANA/Handout

Syrian security forces inspect a damaged building near the intelligence building, in Damascus in this handout photo distributed by the Syrian News Agency (SANA) March 17, 2012. REUTERS//SANA/Handout
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A handout photo distributed by Syrian News Agency (SANA) shows destroyed vehicles after explosions near the intelligence centre in Damascus March 17, 2012. REUTERS/SANA/Handout

A handout photo distributed by Syrian News Agency (SANA) shows destroyed vehicles after explosions near the intelligence centre in Damascus March 17, 2012. REUTERS/SANA/Handout

A handout photo distributed by Syrian News Agency (SANA) shows destroyed vehicles after explosions near the intelligence centre in Damascus March 17, 2012. REUTERS/SANA/Handout
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Syrian firemen extinguish the flames of burning cars near the damaged building of the intelligence forces, in Damascus in this handout picture distributed by the Syrian News Agency (SANA) March 17, 2012. REUTERS/SANA/Handout

Syrian firemen extinguish the flames of burning cars near the damaged building of the intelligence forces, in Damascus in this handout picture distributed by the Syrian News Agency (SANA) March 17, 2012. REUTERS/SANA/Handout

Syrian firemen extinguish the flames of burning cars near the damaged building of the intelligence forces, in Damascus in this handout picture distributed by the Syrian News Agency (SANA) March 17, 2012. REUTERS/SANA/Handout
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A handout photo distributed by Syrian News Agency (SANA) shows Syrian security members inspecting damaged building after explosions near the intelligence forces in Damascus, March 17, 2012. REUTERS//SANA/Handout

A handout photo distributed by Syrian News Agency (SANA) shows Syrian security members inspecting damaged building after explosions near the intelligence forces in Damascus, March 17, 2012. REUTERS//SANA/Handout

A handout photo distributed by Syrian News Agency (SANA) shows Syrian security members inspecting damaged building after explosions near the intelligence forces in Damascus, March 17, 2012. REUTERS//SANA/Handout
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Syrian refugees stroll at Reyhanli refugee camp in Hatay province on the Turkish-Syrian border March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathon Burch

Syrian refugees stroll at Reyhanli refugee camp in Hatay province on the Turkish-Syrian border March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathon Burch

Syrian refugees stroll at Reyhanli refugee camp in Hatay province on the Turkish-Syrian border March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathon Burch
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Syrian refugee children stand outside their tent at Reyhanli refugee camp in Hatay province on the Turkish-Syrian border March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathon Burch

Syrian refugee children stand outside their tent at Reyhanli refugee camp in Hatay province on the Turkish-Syrian border March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathon Burch

Syrian refugee children stand outside their tent at Reyhanli refugee camp in Hatay province on the Turkish-Syrian border March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathon Burch
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Syrian refugees play at the Reyhanli refugee camp in Hatay province on the Turkish-Syrian border March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathon Burch

Syrian refugees play at the Reyhanli refugee camp in Hatay province on the Turkish-Syrian border March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathon Burch

Syrian refugees play at the Reyhanli refugee camp in Hatay province on the Turkish-Syrian border March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathon Burch
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Syrian refugees react to cameras from Reyhanli refugee camp in Hatay province on the Turkish-Syrian border March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathon Burch

Syrian refugees react to cameras from Reyhanli refugee camp in Hatay province on the Turkish-Syrian border March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathon Burch

Syrian refugees react to cameras from Reyhanli refugee camp in Hatay province on the Turkish-Syrian border March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathon Burch
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Syrian refugees holds up their shoes during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at Reyhanli refugee camp in Hatay province on the Turkish-Syrian border March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Aykut Unlupinar/Anadolu Agency

Syrian refugees holds up their shoes during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at Reyhanli refugee camp in Hatay province on the Turkish-Syrian border March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Aykut Unlupinar/Anadolu Agency

Syrian refugees holds up their shoes during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at Reyhanli refugee camp in Hatay province on the Turkish-Syrian border March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Aykut Unlupinar/Anadolu Agency
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Supporters of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad attend a rally at Umayyad square in Damascus March 15, 2012. Several government rallies took place across the country for support of Assad. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

Supporters of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad attend a rally at Umayyad square in Damascus March 15, 2012. Several government rallies took place across the country for support of Assad. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

Supporters of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad attend a rally at Umayyad square in Damascus March 15, 2012. Several government rallies took place across the country for support of Assad. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri
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Supporters of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad attend a rally at Umayyad square in Damascus March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

Supporters of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad attend a rally at Umayyad square in Damascus March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

Supporters of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad attend a rally at Umayyad square in Damascus March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri
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Supporters of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad attend a rally at Umayyad square in Damascus March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

Supporters of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad attend a rally at Umayyad square in Damascus March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

Supporters of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad attend a rally at Umayyad square in Damascus March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri
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Supporters of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad attend a rally at Umayyad square in Damascus March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

Supporters of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad attend a rally at Umayyad square in Damascus March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

Supporters of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad attend a rally at Umayyad square in Damascus March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri
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Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad as they hold pictures of two Turkish journalists whom activists say are missing in Syria, in front of the Syrian Consulate in Istanbul March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad as they hold pictures of two Turkish journalists whom activists say are missing in Syria, in front of the Syrian Consulate in Istanbul March 15, 2012....more

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad as they hold pictures of two Turkish journalists whom activists say are missing in Syria, in front of the Syrian Consulate in Istanbul March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
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