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Lebaneses Salafist figure Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir speaks during a... News PhotoAchrafieh,Assassination,Beirut,Bomb,Car,City,Day,Demonstration,District,Intelligence,Lebanon - Country,Police Force,Politics,Sidon,Talking,Vertical,Violence,Wissam al-HassanPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPLebaneses Salafist figure Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir speaks during a protest in the southern city of Sidon, on October 20, 2012, a day after the assassination of police intelligence chief Wissam al-Hassan in a car bomb in Ashrafieh, an upmarket mostly Christian district of the Lebanese capital Beirut. Lebanon was reeling after Hassan was killed in a bombing that was blamed on Syria and also raised fears the country is being sucked into the war ravaging its neighbour. AFP PHOTO/MAHMOUD ZAYYAT (Photo credit should read MAHMOUD ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)