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Saturday, August 15, 1998 Published at 23:44 GMT 00:44 UK


Scenes from the blast

A casualty is rushed to hospital


[ image: The remains of the car bomb in the centre of Omagh]
The remains of the car bomb in the centre of Omagh


[ image: Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister Seamus Mallon views the destruction]
Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister Seamus Mallon views the destruction


[ image: The bomb gutted neighbouring buildings...]
The bomb gutted neighbouring buildings...


[ image: ... and shop windows were shattered many metres from the explosion]
... and shop windows were shattered many metres from the explosion


[ image: Firefighters struggled to help the injured ...]
Firefighters struggled to help the injured ...


[ image:  ... while ambulances were called in from around the province]
... while ambulances were called in from around the province


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