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15 DRAMATIC moments captured on lens

Last updated on: May 22, 2013 09:11 IST

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We present some of the most dramatic photographs clicked across the globe in the last few days.

Stunt expert Leigh-Anne Vizer is held by a 4.5 metre King Kong hand 300 metres above the city of Melbourne during a 'King Kong' production photo call at Eureka Skydeck in Melbourne, Australia. Eureka Skydeck gave permission for the construction of the large Kong hand to offer visitors the King Kong Experience at Eureka Sydeck over the next 9 months. The King Kong show is set to open in June in Melbourne and Eureka Skydeck is the tallest building in the southern hemisphere. 

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Photographs: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

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Special Operations agents with US Customs and Border Protection train for upcoming operations near the US-Mexico border in Edinburg, Texas. The Rio Grande Valley area has become the busiest sector for illegal immigration on the whole US-Mexico border with more than a 50 percent increase in the last year.

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Photographs: John Moore/Getty Images

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Dana Ulepich searches inside a room left standing at the back of her house destroyed after a powerful tornado ripped through the area in Moore, Oklahoma. The tornado, reported to be at least EF4 strength and two miles wide, touched down in the Oklahoma City area on Monday killing at least 90 people.

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Photographs: Brett Deering/Getty Images

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Young South Koreans in traditional clothing participate in a traditional Confucian coming-of-age ceremony in Seoul, South Korea. The ceremony was organized to celebrate the coming-of-age of young people who have turned 20 this year or are going to turn 20 this year and to increase their awareness about the responsibilities of adulthood. 

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Photographs: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

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A man makes necklaces to sell on Havana's seafront boulevard 'El Malecon'.

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Photographs: Desmond Boylan/Reuters

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A boy pushes a wheel cart with two children and a jerrycan as they head to collect water from a tap at a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in al-Mazraq in the northwestern Yemeni province of Hajja. Thousands of the IDPs who have fled fighting between Shi'ite rebels and government forces in northwestern Yemen have yet to return to their villages three years after the fighting ended.

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Photographs: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

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Palestinian boys sit atop remains of a house in Beit Lahiya, in the northern Gaza Strip.

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Photographs: Mohammed Salem/Reuters

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Contortionist performance lizard at the Trailfinders Australian Garden presented by Fleming's at the Chelsea Flower Show at Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, England. 

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Photographs: Tim P Whitby/Getty Images

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A flight attendant relaxes after arriving at O'Hare International Airport aboard a United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner from Houston in Chicago, Illinois. The flight was the first passenger flight for the Boeing Dreamliner since it was grounded for electrical problems in January.

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Photographs: Scott Olson/Getty Images

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Lightning from a tornadic thunderstorm passing over Clearwater, Kansas strikes at an open field. A massive storm front swept north through the central United States on Sunday, hammering the region with fist-sized hail, blinding rain and tornadoes, including a half-mile wide twister that struck near Oklahoma City.

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Photographs: Gene Blevins/Reuters

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A graduate watches through rain-soaked glasses as US President Barack Obama delivers the commencement address during the graduation ceremony of the class of 2013 at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Photographs: Jason Reed/Reuters

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A cyclist practices stunts on on ramps installed on the tracks of Quito's Old Mariscal Sucre International Airport, in Tababela. Over a hundred thousand people have visited the former airport every weekend for sports and recreational activities ever since the city turned it into an 126-acres long city park, Quito's mayor said. The old airport is now the biggest urban park in Quito after air transport operations shifted to a new airport two weeks ago.

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Photographs: Guillermo Granja/Reuters

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A Free Syrian Army fighter fires back at Syrian Army's position during what activists say was clashes between the Free Syrian Army and forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad, in Deir al-Zor

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Photographs: Khalil Ashawi/Reuters

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A participant runs in the Color Run, a five kilometer race in which the runners receive colored powder to spray on each other, in Manaus in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon. An estimated 7,000 runners used blue, pink, orange and green powders as they ran in the second Color Run ever held in Brazil.

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Photographs: Bruno Kelly/Reuters

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A boy uses a straw to blow flour inside a plastic cup while participating in a game during a town fiesta in celebration of patron saint Santa Rita de Cascia in Baclaran, Paranaque, south of Manila.

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Photographs: Cheryl Ravelo/Reuters

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