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Today in Pictures: October 1

A car bomb goes off in Somalia, Climate activists protest in London, Baby rescued in Syria and more images from around the world.

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Somali government soldiers secure the scene of an attack on a restaurant by the Somali Islamist group Al-Shabab in the capital Mogadishu on Oct. 1.

FEISAL OMAR / Reuters
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Climate activist group Reclaim the Power lie on the ground and carry luggage during a protest against airport expansion plans at Heathrow Airport in London.

NEIL HALL / Reuters
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Hamar women dance before a bull jumping ceremony in Ethiopia's southern Omo Valley.

The construction of the Gibe III dam, the third largest hydroelectric plant in Africa, along the Omo river is impacting heavily on the lives of tribes living in the neighboring valley who depend on the river for their survival. As globalization and development impact the region, human rights groups fear for the future of these tribes as they maybe forced to scatter and give up their traditional ways through loss of land or the ability to keep cattle.

Editor's Note: This photo was taken on Sept. 19, 2016 but transmitted on Oct. 1.

CARL DE SOUZA / AFP - Getty Images
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A Syrian man carrying a child emerges from a dust cloud following a reported airstrike on Kafr Batna, in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area, on the outskirts of the capital Damascus.

AMER ALMOHIBANY / AFP - Getty Images
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A dog from the K9 Division of the Sri Lanka Army's Commando Regiment performs during an event to mark International Children's Day at a school in Welisara, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

M.A.PUSHPA KUMARA / EPA
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A firefighter tries to extinguish a fire from the wreckage of a burning vehicle after it exploded in front of the Blue Sky restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia.
FEISAL OMAR / Reuters
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A wounded Syrian child looks on from inside a vehicle following a reported airstrike on Kafr Batna, in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area, on the outskirts of the capital Damascus.

AMER ALMOHIBANY / AFP - Getty Images
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Members of the Chinese "Xiquets de Hangzhou" human tower team form a castell during the XXVI human towers competition in Tarragona, Spain.

LLUIS GENE / AFP - Getty Images
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South Korean Special Army soldiers perform a taekwondo demonstration during the 68th anniversary of Armed Forces Day celebrations at the Gyeryong military headquarters in Gyeryong.

JEON HEON-KYUN / EPA
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Indian villagers, who migrated from their village close to the border with Pakistan, ride on a horse drawn cart in Khor in Akhnoor Sector west of Jammu.

TAUSEEF MUSTAFA / AFP - Getty Images
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