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  Elul 17, 5773 , 23/08/13

20 Dead in Two Explosions in Lebanon

At least 20 people were killed on Friday afternoon as two explosions were heard near Sunni mosques in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli.

The explosions took place at the conclusion of Friday prayers. At least 40 people were wounded in the explosions, which took place not far from the home of former Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati.

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