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Flames raise from a gas pipeline after an explosion near the town Rastan in the restive Homs province of Syria on Jan. 3, 2012. The Syrian government blamed the explosion on terrorists, according to the Syrian official news agency SANA. (Associated Press/SANA)
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Flames raise from a gas pipeline after an explosion near the town Rastan in the restive Homs province of Syria on Jan. 3, 2012. The Syrian government blamed the explosion on terrorists, according to the Syrian official news agency SANA. (Associated Press/SANA)

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