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Syrians gather at the site of an explosion at Aleppo University in Aleppo, Syria, on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Two blasts struck the main university in the city, the country's largest and its commercial capital, causing more than 50 casualties, state media said. There were conflicting reports as to what caused the blasts at the university, which was in session. (AP Photo/SANA)
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Syrians gather at the site of an explosion at Aleppo University in Aleppo, Syria, on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Two blasts struck the main university in the city, the country's largest and its commercial capital, causing more than 50 casualties, state media said. There were conflicting reports as to what caused the blasts at the university, which was in session. (AP Photo/SANA)

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