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Sunday, 4 November, 2001, 13:02 GMT
In pictures: Birmingham bomb blast
As security services examine the aftermath of a car bomb blast in Birmingham city centre, BBC News Online provides latest pictures from the scene.

Aerial picture of the car bomb blast site
The car blast caused remarkably little damage to the surrounding area

The blast caused minimal damage to surrounding vehicles
The blast site seen from a different angle

Robot device as used in similar situations in Northern Ireland
Security forces deployed a robot device to check the scene

Fingertip search of blast area
Police conducted a fingertip search of the blast site at first light

Passers-by re-directed by police on Sunday morning
The car bomb blast area in central Birmingham remains cordoned off

Police cordon
Tight security is in force around the site of the explosion
See also:

04 Nov 01 | England
Bomb blast in Birmingham
04 Nov 01 | Northern Ireland
Dissident threat remains real
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