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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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Lebanon mosque blast: CCTV footage

New CCTV footage has emerged of the moment a blast rocked a mosque in Lebanon.

The film shows one of the two mosques targeted in today's blast, just before the explosion in the northern city of Tripoli.

People are seen gathering outside the mosque as Friday prayers end Credit: LBC

People are then seeing fleeing the mosque after the blast, some apparently stemming wounds as they escape.

Panic grips the worshippers following the blast Credit: LBC

It is understood one of the two mosques bombed is usually attended by Sunni cleric Sheikh Salem Rafii, although he was unharmed.

People appear dazed and some are tending injuries Credit: LBC

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