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In pictures: Beirut blast
An explosion in a residential area of the Lebanese capital has caused several deaths and dozens of injuries.
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2012 18:27


Mohamed Azakir/REUTERS
Wissam al Hassan, one of Lebanon's top security officers, was killed in the explosion. He led the investigation that linked Syria and Hezbollah to the killing of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in 2005.


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A wounded woman is carried at the site of an explosion in Ashrafieh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. The fire service said that at least eight people were killed and dozens wounded by a huge exlosion that detonated in a residential and commercial street in central Beirut on Friday.


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Burning cars and damaged buildings are left at the site of the Ashafriyeh explosion.


Hussein Malla/AP
A Lebanese rescue worker, center, helps an injured man at the scene. The explosion sheared the balconies off residential buildings and sent bloodied victims pouring out into the streets in the most serious blast this city has seen in years.


STRINGER/REUTERS
Dozens of people have been wounded in an explosion in central Beirut, as residents and emergency services rushed to help the injured.


Hussein Malla/AP
Lebanese civilians carry injured people away from the scene of the explosion in the mostly Christian neighborhood.


Hussein Malla/AP
A Lebanese rescue worker carries an injured boy away from the scene.


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Lebanese Interior Minister Marwan Charbel inspects the damage after an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut.


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A car burns in Ashrafieh, central Beirut, where an explosion near the offices of the March 14 political alliance left several dead and dozens injured.


Hussein Malla/AP
Lebanese firefighters attempt to extinguish burning cars at the scene of an explosion in the mostly Christian neighbourhood.



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Wissam al Hassan, one of Lebanon's top security officers, was killed in the explosion. He led the investigation that linked Syria and Hezbollah to the killing of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in 2005.;*;A wounded woman is carried at the site of an explosion in Ashrafieh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. The fire service said that at least eight people were killed and dozens wounded by a huge exlosion that detonated in a residential and commercial street in central Beirut on Friday.;*;Burning cars and damaged buildings are left at the site of the Ashafriyeh explosion.;*;A Lebanese rescue worker, center, helps an injured man at the scene. The explosion sheared the balconies off residential buildings and sent bloodied victims pouring out into the streets in the most serious blast this city has seen in years.;*;Dozens of people have been wounded in an explosion in central Beirut, as residents and emergency services rushed to help the injured.;*;Lebanese civilians carry injured people away from the scene of the explosion in the mostly Christian neighborhood.;*;A Lebanese rescue worker carries an injured boy away from the scene.;*;Lebanese Interior Minister Marwan Charbel inspects the damage after an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut.;*;A car burns in Ashrafieh, central Beirut, where an explosion near the offices of the March 14 political alliance left several dead and dozens injured.;*;Lebanese firefighters attempt to extinguish burning cars at the scene of an explosion in the mostly Christian neighbourhood. Daylife ID:
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Explosion rocks Beiruthttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beiruten-usAl Jazeerafeedback@daylife.com10Fri, 19 Oct 2012 13:40:15 GMTFri, 19 Oct 2012 16:28:04 GMT http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=0eW47PU4pPd9DWissam al Hassan, one of Lebanon's top security officers, was killed in the explosion.Fri, 19 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=0eW47PU4pPd9DMohamed AzakirREUTERSAl Jazeera Upload ImagesWissam al Hassan, one of Lebanon's top security officers, was killed in the explosion. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=0crpbxtcpB1bJ

A wounded woman is carried at the site of an explosion in Ashrafieh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. The fire service said that at least eight people were killed and dozens wounded by a huge exlosion that detonated in a residential and commercial street in central Beirut on Friday.

Fri, 19 Oct 2012 12:47:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=0crpbxtcpB1bJSTRINGERREUTERSReuters Pictures

A wounded woman is carried at the site of an explosion in Ashrafieh, central Beirut, October 19, 2012. The fire service said that at least eight people were killed and dozens wounded by a huge exlosion that detonated in a residential and commercial street in central Beirut on Friday.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=05TU8C6bul6FR

Burning cars and damaged buildings are left at the site of the Ashafriyeh explosion.

Fri, 19 Oct 2012 13:23:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=05TU8C6bul6FRSTRINGERREUTERSReuters Pictures

Burning cars and damaged buildings are left at the site of the Ashafriyeh explosion.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=06u6dy2fJp94O

A Lebanese rescue worker, center, helps an injured man at the scene. The explosion sheared the balconies off residential buildings and sent bloodied victims pouring out into the streets in the most serious blast this city has seen in years.

Fri, 19 Oct 2012 13:27:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=06u6dy2fJp94OHussein MallaAPAP Photo

A Lebanese rescue worker, center, helps an injured man at the scene. The explosion sheared the balconies off residential buildings and sent bloodied victims pouring out into the streets in the most serious blast this city has seen in years.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=0dHD8Od7hg0su

Dozens of people have been wounded in an explosion in central Beirut, as residents and emergency services rushed to help the injured.

Fri, 19 Oct 2012 13:28:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=0dHD8Od7hg0suSTRINGERREUTERSReuters Pictures

Dozens of people have been wounded in an explosion in central Beirut, as residents and emergency services rushed to help the injured.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=03c1gFFaDc0XL

Lebanese civilians carry injured people away from the scene of the explosion in the mostly Christian neighborhood.

Fri, 19 Oct 2012 13:25:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=03c1gFFaDc0XLHussein MallaAPAP Photo

Lebanese civilians carry injured people away from the scene of the explosion in the mostly Christian neighborhood.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=06yI8XH6hS5VI

A Lebanese rescue worker carries an injured boy away from the scene.

Fri, 19 Oct 2012 13:26:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=06yI8XH6hS5VIHussein MallaAPAP Photo

A Lebanese rescue worker carries an injured boy away from the scene.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=0fHB9yAanK7h5

Lebanese Interior Minister Marwan Charbel inspects the damage after an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut.

Fri, 19 Oct 2012 13:21:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=0fHB9yAanK7h5STRINGERREUTERSReuters Pictures

Lebanese Interior Minister Marwan Charbel inspects the damage after an explosion in Ashafriyeh, central Beirut.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=0dlw6tx26sa8G

A car burns in Ashrafieh, central Beirut, where an explosion near the offices of the March 14 political alliance left several dead and dozens injured.

Fri, 19 Oct 2012 13:10:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=0dlw6tx26sa8GSTRINGERREUTERSReuters Pictures

A car burns in Ashrafieh, central Beirut, where an explosion near the offices of the March 14 political alliance left several dead and dozens injured.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=024n0md9vR7dW

Lebanese firefighters attempt to extinguish burning cars at the scene of an explosion in the mostly Christian neighbourhood.

Fri, 19 Oct 2012 13:11:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Explosion-rocks-Beirut?image_id=024n0md9vR7dWHussein MallaAPAP Photo

Lebanese firefighters attempt to extinguish burning cars at the scene of an explosion in the mostly Christian neighbourhood.



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