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'42 killed' in twin Tripoli blasts

42 people died and at least 358 were wounded after twin blasts hit the Lebanese city of Tripoli, medical and security sources told Reuters. The explosions, which appeared to be coordinated, went off outside two mosques as Friday prayers ended.

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Report: Al-Qaeda blames Hezbollah for bombings

The North African branch of al-Qaeda has blamed Lebanese group Hezbollah for the deadly bombings in the city of Tripoli, according to the US-based SITE monitoring service.

AQIM, al-Qaeda's north African branch, said in a tweet that it knew “with certainty” that Hezbollah was responsible for the twin blasts that have killed at least 42 people.

It added: "That vile party... should know that it will meet retribution soon.”

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