Municipality workers clear debris from the site of a twin bombing attack in the area of Burj al-Barajneh. AFP PHOTO/JOSEPH EID
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It's an indescribable situation," Ahmad, struggling to control his agitation, told The Daily Star. The blasts broke his 26-year-old brother's feet; the rest of the family was inside, waiting for X-ray results. Life rushed back to the mangled scene of twin bombings in Burj al-Barajneh Friday, as residents returned to survey the damage in daylight and relatives of survivors visited their loved ones in hospitals. Inside the home of Selim Farshouh, the bedroom and living room, where the sheer force of the explosion had caused the windows to burst, had already been tidied up.Hussein Ahmad Melki's bakery was burned out in the first blast, which was carried out by a suicide bomber on a motorcycle. Wounded in the hospital and surrounded by family, he described what he saw moments after the explosion. Standing across the street from Melki's bakery, 51 year-old Ali initially thought the blast was an Israeli rocket attack.Mansour is a survivor of the Ruwaiss bombing of Aug. 15, 2013 .
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