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Syria blames "terrorists" for deadly petrol station blast

Men stand amidst wreckage and debris, after a car bomb exploded at a crowded petrol station in Barzeh al-Balad district in Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA on January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

Men stand amidst wreckage and debris, after a car bomb exploded at a crowded petrol station in Barzeh al-Balad district in Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA on January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

Men stand amidst wreckage and debris, after a car bomb exploded at a crowded petrol station in Barzeh al-Balad district in Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA on January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Sana
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Wreckage and debris are seen after a car bomb exploded at a crowded petrol station in Barzeh al-Balad district in Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA on January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

Wreckage and debris are seen after a car bomb exploded at a crowded petrol station in Barzeh al-Balad district in Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA on January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

Wreckage and debris are seen after a car bomb exploded at a crowded petrol station in Barzeh al-Balad district in Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA on January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Sana
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Demonstrators chant slogans and wave Syrian opposition flags during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad regime in Aleppo's Bustan al-Qasr district January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

Demonstrators chant slogans and wave Syrian opposition flags during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad regime in Aleppo's Bustan al-Qasr district January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

Demonstrators chant slogans and wave Syrian opposition flags during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad regime in Aleppo's Bustan al-Qasr district January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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A demonstrator chants slogans as he gestures during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad regime in Aleppo's Bustan al-Qasr district January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A demonstrator chants slogans as he gestures during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad regime in Aleppo's Bustan al-Qasr district January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A demonstrator chants slogans as he gestures during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad regime in Aleppo's Bustan al-Qasr district January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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