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Sunday, 15 April, 2001, 12:54 GMT 13:54 UK
In pictures: Hendon bomb blast
Police have started a search for clues after a suspected terrorist bomb exploded outside a post office building in Hendon, north London.
No one was injured in the blast, thought to be the work of dissident Irish republican terror group the Real IRA.

Edgware Road
The blast, at 2328BST on Saturday, is thought to have been the work of the Real IRA.

Edgware Road
Edgware Road was cordoned off after the blast.

Police search blast site
Forensic experts will examine the blast debris

Police search road near the post office
Police carry out a fingertip search of the bomb scene.

Police in Hendon
No one was injured in the blast which caused minor damage.

Police search post office building
Police say there was no coded warning before the Hendon device exploded.

Police search
The bomb was similar to that used in attack on Hammersmith Bridge in June last year.

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