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Rescuers work under the collapsed Yichang bridge near the city of Sanmenxia, central China's Henan province. A fireworks-laden truck exploded as it crossed a bridge in central China on Friday, killing 26 people as the structure collapsed and vehicles plummeted to the ground, state-run media reported.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFP

An embassy security guard arrives at Gate 2 of the U.S. embassy just minutes after a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device at the embassy entrance in the Turkish capital. At least two people are dead, officials said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Yavuz Ozden / Milliyet

Kashmiri Muslims react as they offer prayers as the head priest, unseen, displays a relic of Islam's prophet Muhammad at the Hazratbal shrine, the week after the prophet's birth anniversary.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated Press

Attendants are silhouetted as they wait for the royal funeral procession of Cambodia's former King Norodom Sihanouk.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Heng Sinith / Associated Press

Soldiers, federal policemen and firefighters remove debris looking for victims in the headquarters of state-owned Mexican oil giant Pemex, following a blast inside the building Thursday that left at least 32 dead and 100 injured.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YURI CORTEZ / AFP

A student of an ice-climbing course by the Chinese Mountaineering Assn. scales a frozen artificial waterfall in Taoyuan Fairy Valley, a popular site for ice climbers during the winter ice climbing season from Jan. 1 to the end of February.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOW HWEE YOUNG / EPA

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In Friday’s Pictures in the News: Rescuers work under the collapsed Yichang bridge near the city of Sanmenxia, China, after a fireworks-laden truck exploded as it crossed a bridge, killing 26 people as the structure collapsed and vehicles plummeted to the ground; an embassy security guard arrives at Gate 2 of the U.S. embassy just minutes after a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in Ankara, Turkey; attendants are silhouetted as they wait for the royal funeral procession of Cambodia’s former King Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh; and there’s more.

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