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'We should have died'

An exclusive report from the scene of yesterday's bombing in Beirut.

BEIRUT — Nothing but death all around the place. Chunks of human flesh can be seen everywhere — a hand, a leg, half a body. Dozens of people are wounded, some covered with blood and shaking in shock after the twin suicide bombing that struck the entrance of the Iranian Cultural Center in southern Beirut on Feb. 19, killing at least five, along with the two suicide bombers.

"We should have died, my wife and myself. We should have died," said an eyewitness who was only a few meters from where the suicide bomber detonated himself. "I saw him getting beneath the building's gate. He was trying to get in with his car. Suddenly, everything was black. I couldn't see anything. Another three seconds and another explosion took place. I don't remember anything else."

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