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24 Aug 2013 08:38 GMT
Two car bombs exploded in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, leaving at least 47 people killed and another 500 wounded (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
The Associated Press
The two car bombs exploded outside mosques in Tripoli, as worshippers began to leave after attending Friday prayers
Lebanese political officials have appealed for calm in the country after two deadly car bombs ripped through the northern city of Tripoli
The explosions in Tripoli, which is 70 km north of Beirut, came a week after a huge car bomb killed 27 people in the southern suburbs of Beirut
The two mosques which were hit were the Al Salam Mosque and the Al Taqwa Mosque, both located in the northern city of Tripoli
Civil Defence members and residents gather around a crater caused by one of the explosions outside one of two mosques in Tripoli
Witnesses at the scene of the blasts said anger was rising among locals, shouting accusations against the Lebanese Shia group Hezbollah
A crane removes burnt cars from outside one of two mosques hit by explosions in Lebanon\(***)s northern city of Tripoli
People inspect the damage inside one of two mosques hit by explosions in Lebanon\(***)s northern city of Tripoli
Witnesses said they\(***)ve seen charred corpses being brought to nearby hospitals following the deadly explosions in Tripoli
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