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Israeli forces blow up Omar Abu Laila family house in the West Bank village of al-Zawiya. Israel says Abu Layla fatally stabbed a soldier and shot and killed another while wounding others near the settlement of Ariel in March. He was killed by Israeli troops after a massive three-day manhunt. Israel often demolishes homes of alleged Palestinian assailants or their families, saying it deters future attacks.

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Sri Lankan security forces approach the site after a vehicle parked near St. Anthony's shrine exploded in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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A Sri Lankan woman living near St. Anthony's shrine runs for safety with her infant after police found explosive devices in a parked vehicle in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Police take away Hizbul Mujahiden terror operative Owais Amin after his arrest, in Jammu. Amin was behind Saturday's (March 30) failed car suicide bomb attack on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama.

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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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Somalis carry away a man who was wounded after blast outside a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia. A Somali police officer says an explosives-laden vehicle has detonated outside a restaurant in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu.

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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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This frame grab from video posted online by the Aamaq News Agency, a media arm of the Islamic State group, shows smoke rising as an IS fighter walking inside Baghouz, the Islamic State group's last pocket of territory in Syria.

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Indian-Americans hold banners as they protest against Pakistan over the Pulwama terror attack, in Houston.

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A woman who lost her husband during Friday's mass shootings cries outside an information center for families in Christchurch, New Zealand. The white supremacist gunman appeared in court charged with murder in the mosque assaults that killed at least 49 people and led to the prime minister to call for a tightening of national gun laws.

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In this photo released by New Zealand Prime Minister's Office, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks to representatives of the Muslim community, at the Canterbury Refugee Centre in Christchurch, New Zealand, a day after the mass shootings at two mosques in the city.

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A woman pauses as she lays flowers on a wall at the Botanical Gardens, Christchurch, New Zealand. .

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Mourners paying their respects at a makeshift memorial near the Masjid Al Noor mosque Christchurch, New Zealand, where one of the two mass shootings occurred. The white supremacist gunman appeared in court charged with murder in the mosque assaults that killed at least 49 people and led to the prime minister to call for a tightening of national gun laws.

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A women places flowers at a makeshift memorial near the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand where one of the mass shootings occurred yesterday.

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A police officer patrols at a cordon near a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand. Multiple people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers on what the prime minister called "one of New Zealand's darkest days," as authorities detained four people and defused explosive devices in what appeared to be a carefully planned attack.

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A man rests on the ground as he speaks on his mobile phone across the road from mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand.

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People wait outside across the road outside a mosque in central Christchurch.

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This image taken from the alleged shooter’s video, which was filmed Friday, March 15, 2019, shows him as he drives and he looks over to three guns on the passenger side of his vehicle in New Zealand.

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This image taken from the alleged shooter’s video, which was filmed Friday, March 15, 2019, guns on the passenger side of his vehicle in New Zealand. A witness says many people have been killed in a mass shooting at a mosque in the New Zealand city of Christchurch.

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A police officer talks on her phone as a roadblock near a mass shooting at a mosque in Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Police stand outside a mosque in Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand. Multiple people were killed during shootings at two mosques full of people attending Friday prayers.

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Police escort people away from outside a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Police attempt to move people away from outside a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand.

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A police officer escorts a man away from a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Police escort men from a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand. Multiple people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of people attending Friday prayers, as New Zealand police warned people to stay indoors as they tried to determine if more than one gunman was involved.

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Police escort witnesses away from a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Police take away the man arrested for throwing a grenade, which exploded at a bus stand, after a press conference in Jammu.

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Pakistani officials announce the crackdown on terror groups

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Destruction is after fights between militants and Somalia government soldiers in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Somali soldiers stand guard at a destroyed building in Mogadishu, Somalia. Police say a nearly day-long siege in the heart of Somalia's capital has ended with all of the al-Shabab extremist attackers killed. More than 20 are dead with the number expected to climb as hospitals report more than 50 wounded, many in critical condition. The attack comes after a flurry of U.S. airstrikes against the al-Qaida-linked extremist group, the deadliest Islamic extremist organization in Africa.

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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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Photographs of Shahnawaz Ahmed Teli (L) and Aqib Ahmad Malik, the two terrorists linked to the Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), who were arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police ATS in Deoband.

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Investigating police officers stand by a dead body under a blanket after a man wielding a knife has been shot dead after attacking several people in a major street in the southern French port city of Marseille.

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Rescue workers at the site, after an incident, in Marseille, southern France.

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An investigating police officer looks at a gun, after an incident, in Marseille, southern France.

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An investigating police officer stands by a dead body under a blanket after a man wielding a knife has been shot dead after attacking several people in a major street in the southern French port city of Marseille.

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Protestors block the NH 28A during a protest against the Pulwama terror attack, at India-Nepal border in Raxaul.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh along with J&K Governor Satyapal Malik addresses a press conference on Pulwama terror attack, in Srinagar.

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Muslim people beat posters of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Massod Azhar during a protest against Pulwama terror attack, in Ahmedabad.

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Advocates take part in a candle light march to pay tribute to CRPF martyrs who lost their lives in Pulwama terror attack, in Ahmedabad.

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Students from HKD Anglo Urdu High School observe a two minute silence to pay tribute to the CRPF martyrs of Thursday's Pulwama terror attack, in Karad, Maharashtra.

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People participate in a candle light march to offer tributes to the martyred CRPF jawans of Pulwama terror attack, at India Gate in New Delhi.

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to martyred CRPF jawans, who lost their lives in Pulwama terror attack, after their mortal remains were brought at AFS Palam in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman pays tribute to martyred CRPF jawans, who lost their lives in Thursday's Pulwama terror attack, after their mortal remains were brought at AFS Palam in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to martyred CRPF jawans, who lost their lives in Thursday's Pulwama terror attack, after their mortal remains were brought at AFS Palam in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to the martyred CRPF jawans, who lost their lives in Thursday's Pulwama terror attack, after their mortal remains were brought at AFS Palam in New Delhi.

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School children hold candles to pay tribute to the CRPF jawans who were killed in the Awantipora militant attack, in Jabalpur.

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Family members mourn the death of CRPF jawan Ratan Thakur who lost his life in Thursday's Pulwama terror attack, at their residence in Bhagalpur.

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People burn an effigy representing Pakistan during a protest against Thursday's Pulwama terror attack, in Bikaner.

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CRPF men put up black flags on the trucks which will carry the mortal remains of Pulwama terror attack martyrs to their native places, outside AFS Palam in New Delhi.

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Security personnel patrol a street after vehicles set on fire by protestors against the killing of CRPF personnel in the Pulwama terror attack, in Jammu.

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People burn a Pakistani flag during a protest against the killing of CRPF personnel in the Pulwama terror attack, in Varanasi.

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Congress workers burn a Pakistani flag during a protest against the killing of CRPF personnel in the Pulwama terror attack, in Amritsar.

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Policeman walk past vehicles set on fire by a mob during a protest against Thursday's attack on a paramilitary convoy, in Jammu.

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Firefighters douse flames on a vehicle set on fire by a mob during a protest against Thursday's attack on a paramilitary convoy, in Jammu.

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Firefighters douse flames on a vehicle set on fire by a mob during a protest against Thursday's attack on a paramilitary convoy, in Jammu.

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Vehicles stand in flames after it was set on fire by a mob during a protest against Thursday's attack on a paramilitary convoy, in Jammu.

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Vehicles stand in flames after it was set on fire by a mob during a protest against Thursday's attack on a paramilitary convoy, in Jammu. The death toll from a car bombing on the paramilitary convoy in Kashmir has climbed at least 40, becoming the single deadliest attack in the region's history, security officials said.

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People burn the effigy of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan during a protest against the Pulwama terror attack, in Ahmedabad. At least 37 CRPF personnel were killed and five injured on yesterday in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir when a Jaish suicide bomber rammed a vehicle carrying over 100 kg of explosives into their bus in Pulwama district.

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Shiv Sena activists raise slogans during a protest against the Pulwama terror attack at Lalbaug, in Mumbai.

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Protestors raise slogans during a demonstration against the Pulwama terror attack, in Jammu.

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Protestors raise slogans during a demonstration against the Pulwama terror attack, in Patna.

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Protestors holding Tricolor raise slogans during a demonstration against the Pulwama terror attack, in Jammu.

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Protestors holding Tricolor raise slogans during a demonstration against the Pulwama terror attack, in Jammu. At least 37 CRPF personnel were killed and five injured on yesterday in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir when a Jaish suicide bomber rammed a vehicle carrying over 100 kg of explosives into their bus in Pulwama district.

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Security personnel stand guard at the site of suicide bomb attack at Lethpora area, in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.

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Security personnel inspect the site of suicide bomb attack at Lethpora area, in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.

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Security agencies inspect the site of suicide bomb attack at Lethpora area, in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.

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Officers from Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) carry debris for examination at the site of Thursday's explosion in Pampore, Kashmir.

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Officials from Forensic Science Laboratory(FSL) inspect the wreckage of a bus at the site of Thursday's explosion in Pampore, Kashmir.

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An officer from Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) holds a debris for examination near the site of Thursday's explosion in Pampore, Kashmir.

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Students pay tribute to paramilitary soldiers killed in Thursday's explosion in Kashmir, at a school in Ahmadabad. The death toll from a car bombing on a paramilitary convoy in Kashmir has climbed at least 40, becoming the single deadliest attack in the region's history, security officials said.

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Defence Minister Nirmala leaves after attending a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) to discuss the security scenario in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack, at PM's residence in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader Gulam Nabi Azad addresses a press conference to condemn Pulwama terror attack, in New Delhi. Congress President Rahul Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh are also seen.

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Defence Minister Nirmala leave after attending a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) to discuss the security scenario in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack, at PM's residence in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh leaves after attending a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) to discuss the security scenario in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack, at PM's residence in New Delhi.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference to condemn Pulwama terror attack, in New Delhi.

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Security forces cordon off the site of suicide bomb attack at Lathepora Awantipora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.

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A damaged vehicle of CRPF being taken away from the site of suicide bomb attack at Lathepora Awantipora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.

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Army soldiers stand guard near the site of suicide bomb attack at Lathepora Awantipora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.

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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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Firemen spray water on a road to wash away the blood stains at the site of suicide bomb attack at Lathepora Awantipora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.

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Army soldiers near the site of suicide bomb attack at Lathepora Awantipora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.

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Security personnel carry out the rescue and relief works at the site of suicide bomb attack at Lathepora Awantipora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir. At least 30 CRPF jawans were killed and dozens other injured when a CRPF convoy was attacked.

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Paramilitary soldiers stand by the wreckage of a bus after an explosion in Pampore, Kashmir.

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A scene of the spot after militants attacked a CRPF convoy in Goripora area of Awantipora town in Pulwama. At least 18 CRPF jawans were reportedly killed in the attack.

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A scene of the spot after militants attacked a CRPF convoy in Goripora area of Awantipora town in Pulwama district. At least 18 CRPF jawans were reportedly killed in the attack.

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An ambulance drives on a highway, traveling from the direction of a large explosion, in Pampore, Kashmir. Security officials say at least 10 soldiers have been killed and 20 others wounded by a large explosion that struck a paramilitary convoy on a key highway on the outskirts of the disputed region's main city of Srinagar.

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Indian paramilitary soldiers patrol near the site of an explosion in Pampore, Kashmir. Security officials say at least 10 soldiers have been killed and 20 others wounded by a large explosion that struck a paramilitary convoy on a key highway on the outskirts of the disputed region's main city of Srinagar.

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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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Police personnel collect samples after a grenade attack by militants who were reportedly targeting a CRPF picket, at City Centre Lal Chowk in Srinagar.

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In this grab taken from security camera footage released to the local media, an armed attacker walks in the compound of a hotel, in Nairobi, Kenya. Extremists launched an attack on a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital, sending people fleeing in panic as explosions and heavy gunfire reverberate through the neighborhood. Al-Shabab _ the Somalia-based extremist group _ is claiming responsibility.

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Kenyan armed forces and civilian people take cover after an attack on a hotel, in Nairobi, Kenya. Extremists launched a deadly attack on a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital sending people fleeing in panic as explosions and heavy gunfire reverberated through the complex.

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Civilians flee the scene at a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya. The al-Shabab extremist group based in neighboring Somalia claimed responsibility and said its members were still fighting inside.

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Civilians flee as security forces aim their weapons at the buildings of a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya. Extremists launched a deadly attack on a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital sending people fleeing in panic as explosions and heavy gunfire reverberated through the complex. A police officer said he saw bodies, "but there was no time to count the dead."

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Civilians flee through a window at 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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Civilians who had been hiding in buildings flee under the direction of a member of security forces at a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya.

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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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