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Al Qaeda-linked group claims Beirut bombings

A view shows the Iranian cultural centre (L) at the site of an explosion in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

A view shows the Iranian cultural centre (L) at the site of an explosion in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

A view shows the Iranian cultural centre (L) at the site of an explosion in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban
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Civil defence members put out a fire at the site of an explosion near the Iranian cultural centre in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Civil defence members put out a fire at the site of an explosion near the Iranian cultural centre in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Civil defence members put out a fire at the site of an explosion near the Iranian cultural centre in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Civil defence members put out a fire at the site of an explosion in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

Civil defence members put out a fire at the site of an explosion in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

Civil defence members put out a fire at the site of an explosion in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban
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Civil defence members put out a fire at the site of an explosion near the Iranian cultural centre in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Kheir

Civil defence members put out a fire at the site of an explosion near the Iranian cultural centre in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Kheir

Civil defence members put out a fire at the site of an explosion near the Iranian cultural centre in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Kheir
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Civilians run from the site of an explosion in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Kheir

Civilians run from the site of an explosion in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Kheir

Civilians run from the site of an explosion in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Kheir
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Civil defence members, army soldiers and police officers gather at the site of an explosion near Iran's cultural centre in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

Civil defence members, army soldiers and police officers gather at the site of an explosion near Iran's cultural centre in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

Civil defence members, army soldiers and police officers gather at the site of an explosion near Iran's cultural centre in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban
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Civilians leave as rescuers rush to the site of an explosion in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

Civilians leave as rescuers rush to the site of an explosion in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

Civilians leave as rescuers rush to the site of an explosion in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban
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Civil defence and Red Cross members carry a wounded woman on a stretcher at the site of an explosion near the Iranian cultural centre in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Kheir

Civil defence and Red Cross members carry a wounded woman on a stretcher at the site of an explosion near the Iranian cultural centre in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Kheir

Civil defence and Red Cross members carry a wounded woman on a stretcher at the site of an explosion near the Iranian cultural centre in the southern suburbs of Beirut February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Mahmoud Kheir
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