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 Sunday, 29 December, 2002, 00:18 GMT
In pictures: Grozny blasts
Two powerful explosions have destroyed the headquarters of the pro-Russian administration in the Chechen capital Grozny, killing at least 55 people and injuring at least 120.

Chechen separatist rebels claimed responsibility for the attack.

Rescue workers combing through the rubble of the headquarters of the government in Chechnya.
Rescue workers looking for survivors amongst the rubble

Crater created by the bomb.
The explosions left a six-metre (20-foot) crater

Woman crying by the site of Friday's bomb blast in the Chechen capital Grozny
At least 55 people were killed by the bomb

Rescue workers searching for survivors on Saturday.
The entire government building was destroyed

Wounded are taken away on makeshift stretchers (Pictures: TVS television channel)
The final death toll is not yet known

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