Fires burn and smoke rises from the site of explosion in Beirut downtown area December 27, 2013. An explosion rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut on Friday, causing an unknown number of casualties. The... more 
Fires burn and smoke rises from the site of explosion in Beirut downtown area December 27, 2013. An explosion rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut on Friday, causing an unknown number of casualties. The blast was heard across the city and a plume of black smoke was seen rising in the downtown business district near the Phoenicia Hotel. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (LEBANON - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) less 
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Reuters | Photo By STEVE CRISP / REUTERS
Fri, Dec 27, 2013 3:15 AM EST