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In pictures: Qatar bombing

Bomb scene in Doha, Qatar

The suspected suicide car bomb went off as theatre-goers attended a performance of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night at the Doha Players theatre outside Qatar's capital, Doha, on Saturday night.

Bomb scene in Doha, Qatar

The bomb set off a fire that partially destroyed the theatre building and damaged several cars.

Bomb scene in Doha, Qatar

One Briton was killed and a number of other people injured, leaving the expatriate community shocked.

Bomb scene in Doha, Qatar

It was the first attack of its kind in Qatar, which hosts the US military's Central Command.

Bomb scene in Doha, Qatar

The attack came on the second anniversary of the start of the US-led invasion of Iraq.

Bomb scene in Doha, Qatar

The blast shattered windows in nearby homes. Western embassies had ranked the risk of terrorist attacks in Qatar as high.




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