Orphaned 3-year-old Haydar in hospital after losing both his parents. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
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"But the father was close to his wife's six sisters ... they were always going out altogether and paying each other visits," Tallib said. He suspects that because the families were so close, Haydar will be placed in his maternal family's care.Seventeen-year-old Afif Smaeel was home when the first blast happened.After Afif located his younger brother and sent him home, he was warned by a friend to make his way home as well, as they suspected a second bomb. As soon as his friend had finished uttering his sentence, a second blast rocked the neighborhood.Ali Awad, 16, was playing games at a local computer center when the first blast went off. He and his friends rushed to the scene as the second blast occurred. Awad, like Afif, saw only a bright white light when the second explosion occurred.
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