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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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A inside view of the site of grenade blast at Nirankari Bhavan, in Adliwal village near Amritsar. Three people were killed and over 20 injured when two motorcycle-borne men threw grenade on a religious congregation.

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A man injured in a blast at Nirankari Bhawan, a prayer hall in nearby Adliwal village receives treatment at a hospital in Amritsar. Three people were killed and over a dozen injured when two men on a motorbike targeted the prayer hall with a grenade police said.

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A man looks at the mangled remains of a truck which was blown up by the Naxals with an IED at Bijapur Ghati, in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh.

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In this grab made from video provided by KK Productions, Indian paramilitary soldiers walk past the remains of a bus that was blown up by Maoist rebels in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh state. Four civilians and a paramilitary soldier, were killed in the attack.

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Tunisian forensic experts stand around the lifeless body of a suicide bomber after she blew herself on the Habib Bourguiba avenue in Tunis, Tunisia. A suicide bomber blew herself up on a busy Tunis avenue on Monday afternoon, killing herself and wounding many others, Tunisia's TAP news agency reported.

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A mysterious blast at army camp in Poonch district of Jammu region.

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Police personnel and officials inspect an explosion site in Erode. Three people were killed when a consignment of banned firecrackers meant for sale during Diwali exploded while being unloaded from a vehicle, according to police.

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People stand near the site of explosion at a petro-chemical factory where a methane gas boiler tank exploded killing six workers, in Bijnor.

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Police carry out investigation at a a petro-chemical factory where a methane gas boiler tank exploded killing six workers, in Bijnor.

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An injured boy is held up outside a hospital following a deadly attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Twin bombings at a wrestling training center in a Shiite neighborhood of Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday killed at least 20 people and wounded others, Afghan officials said.

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A Somali soldier walks near the wreckage of vehicles at the scene of a blast outside the compound of a district headquarters in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. A Somali police officer says a number of people are wounded after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at a checkpoint outside the headquarters after being stopped by security forces.

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Police personnel inspect the dynamite blast site set off by unidentified assailants, killing father-son duo, in Varanasi.

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This photo provided by Taher Amer Fathy shows an explosion at a chemicals factory in Cairo.

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Relatives and paramedics carry a girl Razia Khursheed, wounded in grenade blast for treatment at a hospital in Srinagar.

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Relatives and paramedics carry young boy Arsalan Aslam, wounded in grenade blast, on a stretcher for treatment at a hospital in Srinagar.

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Relatives carry boy Tahir Khursheed, wounded in a grenade blast, on a stretcher inside a hospital in Srinagar. Residents and police say a boy has been killed and four others wounded in Kashmir in a blast from a grenade they found from the site of a previous day's gunbattle.

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A policeman inspects the blast site where gelatine sticks exploded at HAL quarters construction site, in Bengaluru.

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A bomb disposal squad members and police officers inspect the blast site where gelatine sticks exploded at HAL quarters construction site, in Bengaluru.

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Emergency personnel remove a body at the site of a deadly suicide attack in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. A suicide bomber targeted a group of Sikhs and Hindus on their way to meet Afghanistan's president in the eastern city of Jalalabad, killing at least 19 people including Avtar Singh Khalsa, a longtime leader of the Sikh community who had planned to run in the parliamentary elections set for October.

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Police personnel seal off and investigate an explosion site at a scrap dealer's shop, in Muzaffarnagar.

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The ruins of a house after an explosion in a residential building which 24 people were injured, in Wuppertal, Germany.

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A wounded man is carried after a deadly suicide attack struck a crowd of people as they left the governor's compound, in Jalalabad, capital of eastern Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. The suicide bomber killed at least 18 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday cease-fire.

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People look for missing victims after explosions in Sadr City, Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi security officials say a pair of explosions has ripped through a mosque in a mostly Shiite district in Baghdad, killing and wounding civilians including children.

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A woman injured in the Shopian grenade blast, being shifted to SMHS hospital for treatment, in Srinagar. Fourteen civilians and four policemen were injured in the grenade blast at Batapora area of Shopian district in south Kashmir.

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People gather around the exposion site which killed two people at Kakori area, in Lucknow.

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Policemen inspect the exposion site where two people were killed, at Kakori area in Lucknow. Police suspect explosives stored in the basement of the house to be the caused of explosion.

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Four of the five convicts in the 2013 Bodh Gaya serial blasts case being escorted by the police after National Investigation Agency (NIA) special court awarded life imprisonment to all five accused, in Patna.

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A police officer stands watch at the scene of an explosion at a restaurant in Mississauga, Ontario. An explosion caused by a homemade bomb ripped through an Indian restaurant where children were present for family parties at a mall in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, wounding over a dozen people, Canadian police said.

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Police stand watch at the scene of an explosion at a restaurant in Mississauga, Ontario. An explosion caused by a homemade bomb ripped through an Indian restaurant where children were present for family parties at a mall in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, wounding over a dozen people, Canadian police said.

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Firefighters and sheriff's deputies escort children from Academy on the Hill pre-k school in Aliso Viejo, California, after a fatal explosion nearby. The blast involved a building under renovation but the cause was not immediately known, according to authorities.

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In this photo supplied by the South African Police Services, paramedics attend to an injured man after attackers entered a mosque in Verulam, Durban, South Africa. Attackers entered a South African mosque after midday prayers, stabbed three people and set the place on fire before fleeing, local police said, as people expressed shock at the kind of attack rarely seen in the country. One of the victims later died, an emergency responder told local media.

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Authorities work on the scene of an explosion in Austin. Two package bomb blasts a few miles apart killed a teenager and wounded two women in Austin less than two weeks after a similar attack left a man dead in another part of the Texas capital.

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Emergency personnel continue to work at the scene after an explosion and fire on Sunday night which destroyed a shop and building above in Leicester, England, where four people were killed and others seriously injured. Emergency service officials confirm that four people have been hospitalised but more people may be missing and a search and rescue operation is continuing.

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Vehicles burn after a deadly suicide attack in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor said a group of gunmen stormed the office of the non-governmental organization, Save the Children.

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Security forces attend near the scene after an explosion near a police station in Rosengard near Malmo, Sweden. The authorities are investigating after an object exploded.

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Police stand guard in front of Port Authority Bus Terminal following an explosion near New York's Times Square. Police said a man with a pipe bomb strapped to him set off the crude device in an underground passageway under 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues.

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Police block a street by Port Authority Bus Terminal near New York’s Times Square following an explosion.

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Law enforcement officials work following an explosion near New York's Times Square. Police said a man with a pipe bomb strapped to his body set off the crude device in a passageway under 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues.

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Injured Jawan's being air lifeted and taken to hospital, four security personnel were injured in a landmine blast triggered by Maoist guerrillas in Jharkhand's Latehar district.

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Dog squad inspecting near the wreckage of a scooter that was blown up after an explosion of fireworks carried on it, in Nai Ki Mandi area of Agra.

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Firemen at the site of Saturday's gas tanker explosion in Accra, Ghana. Ghana's deputy information minister says a tanker explosion at a gas-filling station, followed by a secondary blast, has left a number of casualties in the Legon suburb in northwest Accra.

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The scene of an explosion is seen in Accra, Ghana. A tanker explosion at a gas-filling station in Ghana followed by a secondary blast, has left a number of casualties in the Legon suburb in northwest Accra, authorities said.

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Rescue and relief works in progress after collapse of a two-storey building following an explosion in an illegal firecrackers factory, in Kanpur.

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Smoke and dust arises from a building inside a paramilitary camp that was stormed by suspected rebels on the outskirts of Srinagar.

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This photo provided by the Ghouta Media Center, a Syrian activist media group, shows smoke and debris rising after Syrian government shelling of the rebel-held Jobar neighborhood of Damascus, Syria. Activists and monitoring groups reported airstrikes in Aleppo, Idlib and Hama provinces, as well as clashes between rebels and pro-government forces in northern Syria and on the outskirts of the capital, Damascus.

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Relatives of Pinty Kour, who was killed in a grenade blast, mourn during her funeral at Tral in Pulwama district of south Kashmir. Two civilian died and more than two dozen were injured in the blast.

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An injured person being shifted to SHMS hospital after he was injured in Tral grenade attack in which three civilians were killed and more than thirty were injured, in Srinagar.

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People run away after an explosion at a shop near Patna Collegiate School.

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In this aerial image made from video, forensic officers work at the Parsons Green Underground Station after an explosion in London. A reported explosion at a train station sent commuters stampeding in panic, injuring several people at the height of London's morning rush hour, and police said they were investigating it as a terrorist attack.

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In this aerial image made from video, police officers work at the Parsons Green Underground Station after an explosion in London.

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In this aerial image made from video, emergency workers help people to disembark a train near the Parsons Green Underground Station after an explosion in London. A reported explosion at a train station sent commuters stampeding in panic, injuring several people at the height of London's morning rush hour, and police said they were investigating it as a terrorist attack.

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Police vehicles stand parked near Parsons Green subway station in London. A reported explosion at the train station sent commuters stampeding in panic at the height of London's morning rush hour.

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An ambulance leaves a cordon after an incident on a tube train at Parsons Green subway station in London. A reported explosion at the train station sent commuters stampeding in panic at the height of London's morning rush hour.

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In this image made from video, a policeman stops passers-by as the scene near an explosion is cordoned off in London.

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In this image made from video, fire raises at a southwest London subway station in London. London's Metropolitan Police and ambulance services are confirming they are at the scene of "an incident" at the Parsons Green subway station in the southwest of the capital. The underground operator said services have been cut along the line.

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Police officers stand at the scene of a southwest London subway station after an explosion in London.

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People leave the scene of an explosion at a southwest London subway station in London. London's Metropolitan Police and ambulance services are confirming they are at the scene of "an incident" at the Parsons Green subway station in the southwest of the capital. The underground operator said services have been cut along the line.

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An earth mover clears the site of a building damaged after an explosion in Biman Nagar locality of Aligarh.

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A policeman walks near a damaged auto-rickshaw near the scene of the grenade blast at Jehangir Chowk in Srinagar.

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Security personnel walk near the scene of a grenade attack by militants at Jehangir Chowk in Srinagar.

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A paramedical staffer carrying a woman injured in a grenade blast at Jehangir Chowk in Srinagar. One civilian was killed and 15 other were injured in the blast.

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Iraqi firefighters work at the scene of a car bomb explosion in the wholesale Jamila market in Baghdad's Shiite district of Sadr City, Iraq. A car bomb ripped through a busy market area in eastern Baghdad, killing and wounding civilians, Iraqi officials said.

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Security personnel cordon off the whole area after an explosion near a motor-stand in Darjeeling.

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Pakistani volunteers and soldiers carry a blast victim in Quetta, Pakistan. Pakistan's army says "terrorists" have targeted a military truck with a bomb killing many soldiers and civilians.

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This frame grab from video provided by the Ghouta Media Center, a Syrian activist media group, shows smoke and debris rising after a Syrian government ground-to-ground rocket strikes the opposition-held town of Ain Terma, in the Eastern Ghouta suburb of Damascus, Syria.

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Pakistani investigators examine the site of an explosion in Lahore, Pakistan. Pakistani police say a blast near parked fruit trucks has wounded some people, collapsed the roof of small school building and destroyed a truck in the eastern city of Lahore.

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Pakistani investigators examine the site of an explosion in Lahore, Pakistan.

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Local residents look damages at the site of an explosion in Lahore, Pakistan.

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Pakistani security personnel visit the site of a blast in Lahore, Pakistan. Pakistani police say a blast near parked fruit trucks has wounded ten people, collapsed the roof of a small school building and destroyed a truck in the eastern city of Lahore.

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An Afghan military helicopter flies over the site of a suicide attack followed by a clash between Afghan forces and IS fighters during an attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Venezuelan Bolivarian National police move away from the flames after an explosion at Altamira square during clashes against anti-government demonstrators in Caracas, Venezuela. The explosion injured several officers and damaged several of their motorcycles. The officers were then seen throwing several privately owned motorcycles into the remaining fire in reprisal.

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Somali men carry away the body of a civilian who was killed in a militant attack on a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia. Somalia's security forces early morning ended a night-long siege by al-Shabab Islamic extremists at the popular "Pizza House" restaurant in the capital.

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Men remove the burnt motorbike from the site of an explosion in western Herat city, Afghanistan. An Afghan official says a bomb planted in a rickshaw has killed and wounded several people.

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An injured man is cairred after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghan officials say a heavy explosion has caused casualties and damage in the diplomatic area of the capital Kabul.

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Security forces operate near the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. A massive explosion rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul, causing casualties and sending a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital.

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Security forces inspect near the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Security forces inspect near the site of a suicide attack where the German Embassy is located in Kabul, Afghanistan. A massive explosion rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul, causing casualties and sending a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital.

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A medic runs to the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. A massive explosion rocked a high security diplomatic area of Kabul, causing casualties and sending a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital.

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Security forces inspect near the site of a suicide attack in Kabul during the first week of Ramadan, Afghanistan. A massive explosion rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul, causing casualties and sending a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital.

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An injured man is seen after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghan officials say a heavy explosion has caused casualties and damage in the diplomatic area of the capital Kabul.

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Iraqi security forces and civilians inspect the site of a deadly bomb attack, in Baghdad, Iraq. Another bomb exploded outside a popular ice cream shop in the Karrada neighborhood of Baghdad just after midnight on Monday, killing and wounding dozens of civilians, hospital and police officials said.

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Iraqi security forces and civilians inspect the site of a deadly bomb attack, in Baghdad, Iraq.

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Iraqi security forces and civilians inspect the site of a deadly bomb attack, in Baghdad, Iraq. Another bomb exploded outside a popular ice cream shop in the Karrada neighborhood of Baghdad just after midnight on Monday, killing and wounding dozens of civilians, hospital and police officials said.

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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian security forces and firefighters gather at the scene of an explosion, in the central city of Homs, Syria. Syrian state TV reported that an explosion in the central city of Homs has killed several people and that government forces "destroyed" a truck bomb near the Damascus airport.

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Helpers attend to injured people inside the Manchester Arena, Manchester, Britain, after a blast. An apparent suicide bomber attacked an Ariana Grande concert as it ended Monday night, killing over a dozen of people among a panicked crowd of young concertgoers.

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Armed police work after an explosion at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England.

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Armed police work at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig in Manchester, England.

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Armed police stand next to an ambulance after an explosion at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England.

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Police block a road near to the Manchester Arena in central Manchester, England.

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Emergency services work at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig in Manchester, England.

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Armed police work at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig in Manchester, England.

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Armed police block a road near to the Manchester Arena in central Manchester, England.

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Emergency services work at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig in Manchester, England.

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Armed police work at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig in Manchester, England.

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Emergency services work at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig in Manchester, England.

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Emergency services personnel speak to people outside Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England.

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Armed police stand guard at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig in Manchester, England. Police says there are "a number of fatalities" after reports of an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England.

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Civilians pass a destroyed car in the a car bomb explosion in southwestern Baghdad, Iraq. Two car bombs in southwestern Baghdad killed and wounded people and police officers late on Friday night according to Iraqi police and hospital officials.

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