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People walk past burnt cars and debris after a car bomb exploded in Abuja, Nigeria, Friday, Oct. 1, 2010. Two car bombs blew up on Friday as Nigeria celebrated its 50th independence anniversary, killing a number of people in an unprecedented attack on the capital by suspected militants from the country's oil region. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
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People walk past burnt cars and debris after a car bomb exploded in Abuja, Nigeria, Friday, Oct. 1, 2010. Two car bombs blew up on Friday as Nigeria celebrated its 50th independence anniversary, killing a number of people in an unprecedented attack on the capital by suspected militants from the country's oil region. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

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