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Monday, February 14, 2005 

Beirut bombing

Former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri has been killed.

Rafiq He, and nine others, died when a massive explosion ripped through a convoy of twenty cars.

They were travelling along Beirut's corniche (sea front), past St. George's Hotel.

The attack comes less than 24 hours after the French Government reportedly threatened Syria with tough consequences if they kill Hariri.

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