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Afghan people carry the remains of suicide attacker's vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan. In a second suicide attack in as many days to rattle the Afghan capital, a car bomb targeting a U.S. convoy exploded in an eastern neighborhood, police said.

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Security personnel inspect the mangled remains of a car which exploded near a CRPF convoy on the Jammu-Srinagar highway at Banihal, in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Security personnel inspect the mangled remains of a car which exploded near a CRPF convoy on the Jammu-Srinagar highway at Banihal, in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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A member of security forces walks past the burned-out vehicle after a bomb planted in it exploded in Mogadishu, Somalia. A Somali police officer says the bomb exploded killing the driver and injuring a nearby pedestrian in the Hodan district of the capital.

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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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A crane drags a vehicle part that was destroyed in an explosion in Pampore, Kashmir.

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Paramilitary soldiers patrol near the site of an explosion in Pampore, Kashmir.

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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a man tries to extinguishes flames trising a burned car at the site of an explosion, in the coastal city of Latakia, Syria. Syrian state TV said Tuesday's blast was a car bomb that went off in Al-Hammam Square in Latakia that has been a government stronghold since the conflict began in March 2011.

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Soldiers stand near the wreckage of cars destroyed after a car bomb in Mogadishu, Somalia. At least one person was killed and others injured Sunday and nobody has claimed responsibility for the blast.

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A Somali policeman stands guard next to destroyed shops after a car bomb attack at a busy junction in the Wadajir district of the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. Somalia was hit by two violent attacks, one killing an Islamic cleric in the northern city of Galkayo, and a second killing at least six people in a car bomb blast in Mogadishu, police said.

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Somalis carry away an injured civilian who was wounded in a bomb blast near the Sahafi hotel in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

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An injured civilian walks away from the scene after being wounded in a bomb blast near the Sahafi hotel in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. Three car bombs by Islamic extremists exploded outside the hotel, which is located across the street from the police Criminal Investigations Department, killing at least 10 people according to police.

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Two members of the Italian military, right, attend the scene after an attack on a European Union military convoy in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Somali security forces attend the scene after an attack on a European Union military convoy in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. A Somali police officer says a suicide car bomber has targeted a European Union military convoy carrying Italian military trainers in the Somali capital.

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Smoke rises from the site of a deadly militant attack on a government building that killed at least nine people, in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. The spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province says a suicide car bomb exploded outside the building, which belongs to the provincial finance directorate. The attackers then stormed the building, trading fire with security officials.

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Security forces inspect at the site of a deadly suicide attack in the center of Kabul, Afghanistan.

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A wounded man is assisted at the site of a deadly suicide attack in the center of Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghan Public Health Ministry says dozens have been killed and over 100 wounded in suicide car bomb attack in capital Kabul.

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Wounded people are assisted at the site of an explosion in downtown Kabul, Afghanistan. The Interior Ministry says a suicide car bomb attack in Kabul has left dozens wounded.

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Pakistani officials examine a wreckage of a vehicle following a car bomb attack on a police truck killing many people in Quetta, Pakistan.

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The wreckage of the car of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia lies next to a road in the town of Mosta, Malta. Malta's prime minister says a car bomb has killed an investigative journalist on the island nation. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said the bomb that killed reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia exploded as she left her home in a town outside Malta's capital, Valetta.

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U.S. and Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack on NATO convoy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghanistan's Interior Ministry says a suicide car bomber has struck a convoy of international forces in the capital, wounding three civilians.

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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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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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A Somali couple walk past burning vehicles outside Midnimo mall after a car bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia. The Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab often carries out deadly bombings in Mogadishu.

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Burning vehicles outside Midnimo mall after a car bomb attack on a popular mall in Mogadishu, Somalia. A police officer says a car bomb blast near a police station in Somalia's capital has killed at least five people and wounded at least 13 others. Most of the victims are civilians. The Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab often carries out deadly bombings in Mogadishu.

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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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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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Somali men carry away a wounded civilian, who was injured in a car bomb attack on a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia. A Somali police officer said the car bomb exploded at a restaurant cafe in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, leaving many dead and injured.

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Somali security walk near burning cars after a car bomb attack on a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia. A Somali police officer said the car bomb exploded at a restaurant cafe in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, leaving many dead and injured.

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Iraqi security forces inspect the aftermath of a suicide bombing in Baghdad's Karrada neighborhood, Iraq. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a bombing in Baghdad that targeted a police station in the city's center late Friday night.

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A Somali soldier walks near the wreckage of a car bomb blast near Aden Abdule international airport in Mogadishu, Somalia. A Somali police officer says a car bomb detonated near the Somali capital's airport.

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Somali soldiers stand near the wreckage of a car bomb attack that targeted a checkpoint in Mogadishu, Somalia. The car bomb exploded at a military checkpoint near Somalia's presidential palace in the capital, after soldiers tried to stop the car and the bomber tried to speed through the checkpoint, killing a number of people, police said.

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People inspect the aftermath of a suicide car bombing in a commercial area in Baghdad's southwestern Amil neighborhood, Iraq. A suicide car bombing in Baghdad killed and wounded many people, according to police and medical officials.

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A wounded man reaches out to rescuers after a car bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Rescuers carry away a man who was wounded in a car bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia. A suicide car bomber detonated near the Weheliye hotel in the capital, killing a number of people on the busy Maka Almukarramah road, police said.

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Afghan security forces remove a damaged vehicle after two large bombings in Kabul, Afghanistan. Two loud explosions rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul, causing casualties.

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Citizens inspect the scene after a car bomb explosion at a crowded outdoor market in the Iraqi capital's eastern district of Sadr City, Iraq.

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Cars burn after a car bomb explosion in Izmir, Turkey.

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A woman reacts at the explosion site in the Aegean city of Izmir, Turkey. An explosion believed to have been caused by a car bomb in front of a courthouse in the western Turkish city of Izmir wounded several people, a local official said. Two of the suspected attackers were killed in an ensuing shootout with police.

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An African Union soldier stands in front of destroyed shops near the scene of a suicide car bomb attack on a police station adjacent to the seaport in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. The suicide car bomber killed a number of people, and Islamic extremist rebels al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Somalis carry away the body of a man killed in a suicide car bomb attack on a police station adjacent to the seaport in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. The suicide car bomber killed a number of people, and Islamic extremist rebels al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack.

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A man cleans the site of a car bomb in Baghdad, Iraq. A car bombing in a bustling commercial area at Karradah neighborhood has killed and wounded civilians, officials said.

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Remains of car bombs litter a school yard used as a cemetery for deceased Islamic State group fighters in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq.

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Fighters loyal to the government gather at the site of a suicide car bombing in Yemen’s southern city of Aden, Yemen. The bombing claimed by the Islamic State group in Aden has killed over 50 pro-government troops who had been preparing to travel to Saudi Arabia to fight Houthi rebels in Yemen’s north.

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Iraqi fire fighters work at the scene of a deadly suicide car bomb attack in the New Baghdad neighborhood, in Baghdad Two separate suicide attacks in and outside the Iraqi capital have killed at least 27 people and wounded dozens. Officials say the deadliest bombing took place in New Baghdad, a commercial area of a majority Shiite neighborhood in Baghdad, killing over a dozen civilians. Another suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into an Iraqi army checkpoint north of Baghdad, killing at least 12 people.

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Security forces and others inspect the scene of a car bomb attack in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Damaged vehicles are seen at the scene of an explosion in Ankara, Turkey. The explosion is believed to have been caused by a car bomb that went off close to bus stops. News reports say the large explosion in the capital has caused several casualties.

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Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack on the Indian consulate in the city of Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan. An Afghan official says some civilians have been killed and others wounded in an attempted car bomb attack on the Indian consulate in the eastern city of Jalalabad. An official at the Indian embassy in Kabul, Anil Kumar, says all consulate staff are safe.

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A woman cries in the compound of a destroyed police station in Cinar after a car bomb attack, in the mostly-Kurdish Diyarbakir province in southeastern Turkey.

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Turkish police officers and members of rescue services work at a destroyed police station in Cinar, in the mostly-Kurdish Diyarbakir province in southeastern Turkey. Five people were killed and 39 wounded in a car bomb attack by Kurdish militants on a police station and adjacent housing for officers in southeastern Turkey, the provincial governorate said.

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Turkish police officers secure the area around a destroyed police station compound in Cinar, in the mostly-Kurdish Diyarbakir province in southeastern Turkey. Kurdish rebels detonated a car bomb, then attacked it and police lodgings at the compound with rocket launchers and firearms, killing five people, including civilians, the governor's office said. Thirty-nine other people were injured. Clashes between Turkey's security forces and the rebels of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, reignited in July 2015, shattering a fragile peace process.

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Flames rise from an attack on a mall in Baghdad, Iraq.

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People gather in front of the mall in Baghdad, Iraq. Gunmen stormed into a Baghdad mall after setting off a car bomb and launching a suicide attack at its entrance, killing at least a dozen people in the city’s mainly Shiite east, Iraqi officials said.

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People gather in front of the mall in Baghdad, Iraq. Gunmen stormed into a Baghdad mall after setting off a car bomb and launching a suicide attack at its entrance, killing at least a dozen people in the city’s mainly Shiite east, Iraqi officials said.

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Civilians gather near a crater caused by a car bomb attack in the aftermath of a car bomb explosion in a commercial area of New Baghdad, Iraq.

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A burned out car lies amid damaged buildings in Ramadi, Iraq. Iraq's military says Islamic State militants launched suicide attacks with seven suicide car bombs in two areas on the outskirts of Ramadi days after troops drove them out of the city center.

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British soldiers run at the site of a suicide attack in the heart of Kabul, Afghanistan. The suicide car bomber attacked a NATO convoy traveling through a crowded neighborhood in Afghanistan's capital, killing at least 10 people, including three NATO contractors, authorities said.

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Shiite rebels known as Houthis inspect the wreckage of a vehicle at the site of a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen.

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A Somali man stands near the wreckage of a car that carried the bomb and was detonated at the gate of one of Mogadishu's most popular hotels.

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An Iraqi man reacts at the site of a car bomb explosion, in the Shaab neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi officials say a car bomb near a crowded marketplace in Baghdad has killed and wounded civilians.

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Civilians gather at the scene of a car bomb explosion, killing and wounding tens of people, in a commercial area in the southern Shiite holy city of Karbala, 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq.

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A woman reacts to the carnage at the site of a car bomb attack in the Shula neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq. A series of car bomb attacks in Iraq's capital killed and wounded dozens of people in Shiite areas, authorities said.

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Civilians gather at the site of a car bomb in the commercial area of New Baghdad, Iraq. A parked car bomb exploded in a busy area in eastern Baghdad, killing and wounding scores of people, officials said, the latest in a series of attacks to shake the Iraqi capital as the Shiite-led government struggles to dislodge Sunni militants from areas in the country's west and north.

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An Iraqi woman pauses at the site of a car bomb attack in central Baghdad's busy commercial Karradah neighborhood, Iraq. A car bomb exploded in the commercial district of Karrada, killing and wounded scores of people.

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The site of a bomb attack in Jihad district, Baghdad. A series of bombings, including three over a span of less than 10 minutes, killed and wounded dozens of people across Baghdad.

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Civilians inspect the site of a bomb attack in Jihad district, Baghdad. A series of bombings, including three over a span of less than 10 minutes, killed and wounded dozens of people across Baghdad.

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People gather at the site of a car bombing in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon. A powerful car bomb explosion rocked a neighborhood south of the Lebanese capital, causing several casualties, a Lebanese security official and witnesses said.

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Civilians inspect the aftermath of a car bomb explosion at an industrial area in Baghdad's eastern Ur neighborhood. A series of car bombs exploded across Iraq's capital killing and wounding scores of people, in a day of violence that saw militants storm a university in the country's restive Anbar province and take dozens hostage, authorities said.

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Civilians inspect the aftermath of a car bomb explosion in Baghdad's eastern Ur neighborhood. A wave of suicide and car bomb attacks in Iraq killed and wounded dozens, officials said, as political rivals prepared to launch negotiations on forming a new government after last month's national elections.

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Smoke rises after a bomb blast at a bus terminal in Jos, Nigeria. Two explosions ripped through a bustling bus terminal and market frequented by thousands of people in Nigeria's central city of Jos, and police said there are an unknown number of casualties. The blasts could be heard miles away and clouds of black smoke rose above the city as firefighters and rescue workers struggled to reach the area as thousands of people fled.

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People walk past a damaged car following a bomb explosion in Abuja, Nigeria. The death toll from a car bomb that exploded on a busy road in Nigeria's capital rose to more than a dozen overnight with dozens of people wounded, police said.

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The wreckage of one of the vehicles used for a car bomb, following a militant attack on the presidential palace in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Egyptian police officers sit on the street after a blast at the Egyptian police headquarters in downtown Cairo. A car bomb struck the Egyptian police headquarters in downtown Cairo, killing at least several people and wounding dozens, the country's state media reported.

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Egyptian police officers and firefighters gather at the Egyptian police headquarters after a blast in downtown Cairo. A car bomb struck the Egyptian police headquarters in downtown Cairo, killing at least several people and wounding dozens, the country's state media reported.

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The site of a car bomb attack in the Sha'ab neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq. A series of blasts in Iraq killed almost 42 people.

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A woman grieves for her sister, who died in a bombing while inspecting the site of the car bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq.

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Security forces and citizens inspect the site of a car bomb attack in front of the main security forces headquarters in Irbil, Iraq, 350 kilometers north of Baghdad.

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Pakistani rescue workers evacuate an injured man from the site of a car bomb explosion in Peshawar, Pakistan. A deadly car bomb exploded on a crowded street in northwestern Pakistan, in the third blast to hit the troubled city of Peshawar in a week, officials said.

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Injured Pakistani men are carried away from the site of a blast shortly after a car explosion in Peshawar, Pakistan. A car bomb exploded on a crowded street in northwestern Pakistan, killing scores of people in the third blast to hit the troubled city of Peshawar in a week, officials said.

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People reach to help injured women at the site of a blast shortly after a car explosion in Peshawar, Pakistan.

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People look at a car burning moments after a bomb attack targeted the convoy of Egypt's Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim, in Nasr City, Egypt.

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A man carries the dead body of his 2-year old son who was killed in a car bomb, during the funeral in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, Iraq.

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A Baghdad municipality worker cleans, while people and security forces inspect the site of a car bomb attack in Sadr City, Baghdad, Iraq. A coordinated wave of bombings tore through Shiite Muslim areas in and around the Iraqi capital, killing scores and wounding many more, officials said. The blasts, which came in quick succession, targeted residents out shopping and on their way to work.

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A woman inspects the aftermath of a car bomb attack on a store in the New Baghdad neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq.

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People clean up after a car bomb attack hit a Shiite mosque in the neighborhood of Bayaa, in Baghdad, Iraq.

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Iraqis inspect the aftermath of a car bomb attack, in the Shiite enclave of Sadr City, Baghdad, Iraq.

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Afghan men assist an injured man after a suicide bombing at the gate to a NATO compound in Kabul, Afghanistan. Militants blew up a suicide car bomb at the gate to the NATO compound in Kabul and attacked guards with small-arms fire, killing four guards and two civilians, police said.

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Iraqi firefighters distinguish a fire at the scene of a car bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq. A parked car bomb explosion in the busy commercial Sadoun Street in central Baghdad, killed and wounded scores of people.

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Afghan men peer through the gate of their house at the scene where a suicide car bomber attacked a NATO convoy in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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A security officer and his sniffer dog at the site where a car bomb that targeted the French embassy went off in Tripoli, Libya.

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Security officers and officials at the site of a car bomb explosion that targeted the French embassy in Tripoli, Libya.

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Civilians gather at the scene of a car bomb attack in the east Baghdad neighborhood of Kamaliya, Iraq. A series of attacks across, Iraq many involving car bombs, has killed and wounded dozens of people, less than a week before Iraqis in much of the country are scheduled to vote in the country's first elections since the 2011 U.S. troop withdrawal.

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Smoke rising from burned cars after a huge explosion shook the Sabaa Bahrat Square, one of the capital's biggest roundabouts, in Damascus, Syria. A car bomb rocked a busy residential and commercial district in central Damascus, killing more than a dozen with many more injured and sending a huge cloud of black smoke billowing over the capital’s skyline.

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Iraqi civilians and security forces inspect a crater caused by a car bomb attack in Kirkuk in Iraq.

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Iraqi women react at the scene of a bomb attack in Kirkuk, 180 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq. Three parked car bombs exploded simultaneously in the city of Kirkuk, home to a combustible mix of Kurds, Sunni Arabs and Turkomen who all claim rights to the city, killing and wounding scores of people.

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Syrian citizens gather in front of a damaged building that was destroyed by a car bomb, at Jaramana neighborhood, in Damascus, Syria.

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