Twin bomb blasts decimated the Syrian security headquarters at Aleppo on Friday, killing over 25 people in the worst ever violence witnessed in the 11-month-long uprising against President Bashar al-Assad.

The twin car bombings timed two minutes apart, had a devastating impact, as mangled bloodied bodies and severed limbs lay strewn on the pavement outside the targeted buildings. The incident apparently shattered the calm and peace of an early morning Muslim Sabbath at Aleppo city, Syria's commercial capital.

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