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In pictures: Casablanca blasts
Hotel Safir
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A series of blasts struck the Moroccan city of Casablanca, including a car bomb attack on the Hotel Safir
Policemen stand guard in front of the Casablanca Jewish cultural centre, the target of a suicide bomb, early 17 May 2003
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A Jewish community centre was also targeted
Policemen try to stop people from approaching the Casa de Espana restaurant as an ambulance leaves the place
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There was a deadly blast at Casa Espana, a Spanish restaurant where a crowd of people were having dinner
Relatives of bomb victim
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The apparently co-ordinated bombings killed up to 40 people and wounded many more
Injured person at Hotel Safir
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Some people escaped with minor injuries
Casablanca bomb
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The force of the explosions spread debris far and wide
The owner of a house in Casablanca's old city, surveys the damage to his home after a suicide bomb
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Houses in Casablanca's old city were damaged in the attacks





SEE ALSO:
Q&A: Assessing the terror alerts
16 May 03  |  Middle East
Al-Qaeda 'still a deadly threat'
15 May 03  |  Americas
Country profile: Morocco
03 Mar 03  |  Country profiles
Timeline: Morocco
09 Nov 02  |  Country profiles



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