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Police inspect the blast site at a quarry, which claimed life of two workers, in Malayattoor, Kerala.

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Afghan security personnel and Municipality workers work at the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan. Spokesman for Afghanistan's Interior Ministry said the bombing that targeted the convoy of the country's first vice president morning killed several people and wounded more than a dozen others, including several of the vice president's bodyguards.

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Firefighters carry the coffins of their three of ten colleagues who were killed during the Aug. 4 explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, during their funerals at the firefighter headquarters, in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Workers remove debris from destroyed buildings near the site of last week's explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon.

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A soldier walks at the devastated site of the explosion in the port of Beirut, Lebanon. French President Emmanuel Macron came in Beirut to offer French support to Lebanon after the deadly port blast.

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A damaged hospital is seen after a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Port workers run to the scene of an explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon.

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People evacuate wounded after of a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Aftermath of a massive explosion is seen in in Beirut, Lebanon. Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital.

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A cloud from a massive explosion is seen in in Beirut, Lebanon. Witnesses saw many people injured by flying glass and debris.

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In this drone picture, the destroyed silo sits in rubble and debris after an explosion at the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon.

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This photo shows a general view of the scene of an explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon.

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In this drone picture, the destroyed silo sits in rubble and debris after an explosion at the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon.

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A drone picture shows smoke from the scene of an explosion at the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon. A massive explosion rocked Beirut flattening much of the city's port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky.

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In this image made from a video, police and investigators gather around a car used by attackers, in Karachi, Pakistan. Militants attacked the stock exchange in the Pakistani city of Karachi, according to police.

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This image taken video provided by the California Highway Patrol Golden Gate Division Air Operations, shows the scene of an explosion in Stinson Beach, California. Authorities closed Highway 1 after fire from an explosion spread to multiple buildings in the beach community just north of San Francisco.

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Sanjeev Lodhi, joint secretary of the Lucknow bar association, along with other lawyers raise slogans during a protest after a crude-bomb exploded in the premises of a court, in Lucknow.

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Sanjeev Lodhi (R with raised finger), joint secretary of the Lucknow bar association, along with other lawyers stage a protest after a crude-bomb exploded in the premises of a court, in Lucknow.

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National army soldiers arrive at the site of explosion near the military academy in Kabul, Afghanistan. The explosion occurred near the military academy in a southern neighborhood of the Afghan capital, a government spokesman said.

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Police investigates the house after a bomb explosion at Salim Pur Ahra, in Patna.

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Police personnel inspect the site of blasts at Graham Bazar, in Dibrugarh.

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NDRF personnel at the site of collapsed chemical factory after an explosion in Palghar district.

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A view of the collasped chemical factory after an explosion in Palghar district. The blast took place on Saturday evening during the testing of some chemicals at the under-construction plant of Ank Pharma in Kolwade village, killing seven people.

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An Afghan Security police carries his injured daughter after an attack near the Bagram Air Base In Parwan province of Kabul, Afghanistan.

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A boy inspects his damaged home after after an attack near the Bagram Air Base in Parwan province of Kabul, Afghanistan. A powerful suicide bombing targeted an under-construction medical facility near the Bagram Air Base, the main American base north of the capital Kabul, the U.S. military said.

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Smoke from an explosion at the TPC Group plant is seen in Port Neches, Texas.

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Smoke and fire are visible from the TPC Group Port Neches Operations explosion in Port Neches, Texas.

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Afghan security personnel inspect the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan. An Afghan official said the blast in that capital Kabul targeting a United Nations vehicle has left at least 1 dead. Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said several others were wounded in the attack.

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Afghan security personnel gather at the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan. An explosion has rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul as early morning commuters were on the street heading to work.

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Security personnel inspect the spot of a powerful IED blast at Thangal Bazaar, in Imphal.

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Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh visits an injured victim of a powerful IED blast, at a hospital in Imphal.

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Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh visits the spot of a powerful IED blast at Thangal Bazaar, in Imphal. At least six persons, including five police commandos, were injured in the blast.

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Two large cranes from the Hard Rock Hotel construction collapse come crashing down after being detonated for implosion in New Orleans. Officials set off thundering explosions to topple two cranes looming precariously over a partially collapsed hotel in New Orleans, but most of one crane appeared to be left dangling atop the ruined building while the other crashed down.

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Pakistani firefighters work to extinguish a fire at the site of bomb explosion in Quetta, Pakistan. The roadside bomb went off near a police vehicle in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing a police officer and wounding a few people.

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Policemen and locals inspect the site of an explosion in Srinagar.

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A wounded woman is carried on wheelchair for treatment inside a hospital, after an explosion in Srinagar. At least seven pedestrians were wounded in Kashmir in a grenade explosion, according to authorities.

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Police personnel investigate the site of explosion at paint manufacturing unit located on Tarn Taran road, in Amritsar. There was no casualty in the incident but adjoining buildings developed cracks due to the blast.

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Police peronnel and rescue members clear debris following a major blast in a cracker manufacturing unit in which at least six persons are feared dead and several injured, in Etah

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Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh interacts with victim of a blast at a fireworks factory, at a Civil hospital in Batala of Gurdaspur district

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Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh interacts with family members and relatives of victims at the blast site in Batala of Gurdaspur district.

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Hardev and Kuljit Singh, two of the victims injured in the Batala fireworks factory blast, leave for their homes after receiving treatment at the civil hospital in Gurdaspur district of Punjab.

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Actor and BJP MP Sunny Deol visits an injured victim of the Batala fireworks factory blast, at the civil hospital in Gurdaspur district of Punjab. At least 23 people have died and 27 others injured in the mishap that took place.

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Relatives of the victims killed in the blast at the fireworks factory, mourn during their funeral ceremony at Batala, in Gurdaspur district of Punjab.

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NDRF personnel carry out rescue works at the site of blast in the fireworks factory at Batala, in Gurdaspur district of Punjab.

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NDRF personnel carry out rescue works at the site of blast in the fireworks factory at Batala, in Gurdaspur district of Punjab. At least 23 people have died and 27 others injured in the mishap that took place Wednesday, Sept 4, 2019.

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Rescue works underway after a blast in a fireworks factory at Batala, in Gurdaspur district of Punjab.

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Locals carry out rescue works after a blast took place at a fireworks factory at Batala, in Gurdaspur district of Punjab.

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A collapsed building after a blast took place at a fireworks factory at Batala, in Gurdaspur district of Punjab.

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Mangled remains of a vehicle after a blast in a fireworks factory a Batala, in Gurdaspur district of Punjab.

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Onlookers seen at the site as rescue works underway after a blast in a fireworks factory at Batala, in Gurdaspur district of Punjab.

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Rescue works underway after a blast in a fireworks factory at Batala, in Gurdaspur district of Punjab.

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Rescue works underway after a blast in a fireworks factory at Batala, in Gurdaspur district of Punjab.

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Onlookers seen at the site as rescue works underway after a blast in a fireworks factory at Batala, in Gurdaspur district of Punjab.

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Rescue works underway after a blast in a fireworks factory at Batala, in Gurdaspur district of Punjab.

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Rescuers work at the site of an explosion at a fireworks factory in Batala, in the northern Indian state of Punjab. More than a dozen people were killed in the explosion that caused the building to catch fire and collapse, officials said.

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A victim of a blast in a fireworks factory at Batala, being brought to Guru Nanak Hospital for treatment, in Amritsar. At least 18 people have died, 15 others injured and many feared trapped under the debris in Gurdaspur district.

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Pedestrians pass burnt out cars on the side of a street on the outskirts of Johannesburg. Police had earlier fired rubber bullets as they struggled to stop looters who targeted businesses as unrest broke out in several spots in and around the city.

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This photo released by Popular Mobilization Forces shows shows the aftermath of a drone attack near Qaim border crossing with Syria, in Anbar province, Iraq. Two unidentified drones killed two Iraqi members of an Iran-backed paramilitary force on Sunday, the group said in a statement, saying the attack took place in Iraq near the border with Syria.

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Pakistan I volunteers run an injured person to a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan. Pakistani police say a powerful bomb went off inside a mosque during Friday prayers on the outskirts of the southwestern city of Quetta, killing many people and left scores of worshippers injured.

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Thai investigators cordon-off an area in which an explosion injured people in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Thai investigators examine a site of an explosion in Bangkok, Thailand. Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha ordered an investigation into several small bombings in Bangkok that took place as Thailand was hosting a high-level meeting attended by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his counterparts from China and several Asia-Pacific countries.

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A damaged bicycle is seen at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghan police say a suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a bus carrying Ministry of Mines employees.

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Police personnel inspect the site of a suspected grenade blast that took place near the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati.

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An injured is shifted to Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) after a suspected grenade blast took place near the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati. At least six people, including two CRPF personnel, sustained injuries when the incident took place.

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Family members of the blast victims comfort each other outside a mortuary in Quetta, Pakistan

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Family members sit next a blast victim outside a mortuary in Quetta, Pakistan

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In this aerial photo, firefighters battle a fire at the scene of an explosion in Durham, North Carolina.

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A view of the site of an airstrike by Saudi-led coalition in Sanaa, Yemen. Residents of the Yemeni capital recounted on Monday the horror of a large explosion a day earlier that killed more than a dozen civilians, including seven children, and wounded more than 100 — the cause of which is still unclear.

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Blast victims shifted to Govt Medical College hospital for treatment, in Jammu. More than two dozen people were injured in a grenade attack by suspected terrorists at the crowded general bus stand in Jammu.

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A sniffer dog and policemen inspect the site of a grenade attack in Jammu.

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People injured in a grenade attack are treated at the government medical hospital in Jammu. Police say at least 18 people have been injured, four critically, by a grenade blast at a bus station in the Kashmir. They say the grenade was hurled at the main bus station in Jammu city and rolled beneath a bus, where it exploded.

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Police personnel inspect the site after a powerful explosion at a bus stand, in Jammu.

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Police personnel inspect the site after a powerful explosion at a bus stand, in Jammu.

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Cars burn after car bombs in Mogadishu, Somalia. At least four people were killed in a powerful explosion late Thursday in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, police said, in an attack that Islamic extremists said was an attempt to bomb a hotel.

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Police personnel inspect the area where an explosion caused three houses to collapse, in Bhadohi district of Uttar Pradesh. At least four people were reportedly killed in the explosion.

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Rescuers carry away a man who was severely injured by a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Rescuers search for people trapped under the rubble after a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. A Somali police officer says a number of people died in a powerful car bomb explosion near a mall close to local government offices in Somalia's capital.

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Forensic experts work the area an oil pipeline explosion in Tlahuelilpan, Hidalgo state, Mexico

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Family members of victims of a bombing cry outside the entrance to the General Santander police academy where the bombing took place in Bogota, Colombia.

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Forensic workers, behind top, work the scene of a deadly car bombing at the General Santander police academy in Bogota, Colombia.

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In this image provided by military personnel, emergency personnel respond to the scene of a deadly car bombing at a police academy in Bogota, Colombia.

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Special Operation Group (SOG) of police arrive at the site of a grenade blast near Zero Bridge, in Srinagar. According to the police officials, 'militants hurled a grenade at a security forces' picket near Zero Bridge on Rajbagh side'.

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Kenyan security forces aim their weapons up at buildings as they run through a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya. Terrorists attacked an upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital sending people fleeing in panic as explosions and heavy gunfire reverberated through the neighborhood.

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Fire and smoke rise from the scene of an explosion in Nairobi, Kenya. An upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital came under attack with a blast and heavy gunfire. The al-Shabab extremist group based in neighboring Somalia claimed responsibility and said its members were still fighting inside.

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Senior security officers inspect the blast spot when a grenade was hurled towards a picket of CRPF, at Lal Chowk, in Srinagar.

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People gather near the blast site as NDRF personnel carry out rescue works after an explosion in a factory at Sudarshan Park of Moti Nagar area, in New Delhi.

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Police personnel at the site after the LPG cylinder blast at Moti Nagar in New Delhi. Six people were killed after an LPG cylinder blast in a building, where works related to fans was being carried out, in West Delhi's Sudarshan Park triggered a collapse bring a portion of the structure down.

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In this video grab provided by RU-RTR Russian television, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, looks at at the scene of a collapsed apartment building in Magnitogorsk, a city of 400,000 people, about 1,400 kilometers (870 miles) southeast of Moscow, Russia. At least four people died Monday when part of a 10-story apartment building collapsed in Russia's Ural Mountains region, and hundreds of rescuers searched for survivors under the rubble in the frigid weather.

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A Jammu & Kashmir policeman checks the spot after low intensity explosion in general bus stand near the Police station in Jammu.

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Relatives mourn the death of Sandeep Singh (17), at his funeral, in Amritsar, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Three people were killed and over 20 injured when two motorcycle-borne men threw grenade on a religious congregation on inside the Nirankari Bhavan's prayer hall at Adliwal village near Amritsar's Rajasansi on Sunday.

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Police personnel conduct investigation after a a cylinder blast, at Jaitpur area in Varanasi.

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People look on at a car which was damaged after a blast in a matchbox manufacturing factory, in Bathinda.

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Police personnel stand guard outside the aero-dynamics laboratory of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), in Bengaluru. A suspected cylinder blast killed a 32-year old technician and injured three others during an experiment here.

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Bikramjit Singh, one of the alleged accused of Nirankari Bhawan grenade attack, comes out of court room, in Amritsar. Singh has been sent on five days police remand.

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A man injured in a suicide bombing is brought into a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan. A Public Health Ministry spokesman said another 60 people were wounded in the attack, which took place as Muslims around the world marked the birthday of the Prophet Mohammad.

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Injured men receive treatment at a hospital after a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghan officials said the suicide bomber targeted a gathering of Muslim religious scholars in Kabul.

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An injured victim being treated at a hospital after a blast took place at the field range near Central Ammunition Depot (CAD) in Pulgaon, Wardha. At least six people were killed and 10 others injured in the blast.

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Police officials investigate the spot after a blast took place in field range at Central Ammunition Depot (CAD) at Pulgaon in Wardha, Maharashtra. At least six people were killed and 10 others injured in the blast.

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Policemen scan for explosives as others guard a day after after a grenade attack at Nirankari Bhawan, a prayer hall in Adliwal village near Amritsar.

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Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh visits a victim of the grenade blast at Nirankari Bhavan, at a hospital in Amritsar.

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