Two Israelis killed in an operation by a Palestinian woman in Jerusalem
Palestine-Israel, Military, 9/23/2004
Two Israelis were killed, one of them is a soldier and other 16 were injured in a Palestinian operation yesterday afternoon in East Jerusalem. The Israeli police said the operation was carried out by a Palestinian women, who was killed immediately.
News reports said that one of the killed is an Israeli soldier and the explosion took place in an area between Jerusalem and Ramullah and is considered a crossroad used by Israeli settlers and Palestinian citizens. The news reports indicated that the Israeli police closed the area totally, while ambulances hurried to the site of the explosion and all the injured were evacuated.
News reports said that the operation took place when one Israeli border guard stopped the woman trying to stop her arrival at a nearby bus station. This pushed here to blow up herself at a crossing leading to the station.
The news reports also said that the Israeli forces since Tuesday closed Ramullah under the allegations of searching for a Palestinian planning to carry out an attack inside the Israeli territories and in precaution for such operations.
Al-Aqsa group, the military wing of the Fatah movement claimed responsibility for the operation and the Israeli security authorities accused the group of sending the woman in revenge for the killing of its deputy field chairman Zakaria al-Zubeidi and two of his escorts in the past days.
In jenin camp to the north of the West Bank, the Israeli occupation army yesterday re-incurred after it had imposed curfew for several hours on Tuesday evening in Jenin and its camp during which 13 persons were detained.
Moreover, Palestinian medical sources said that 15 Palestinians were injured yesterday by the occupation bullets in confrontation in Budres town in Ramullah during confrontations in which some 500 Palestinians took place over leveling their lands to build the wall of separation.
The sources explained that three Palestinians were injured in the head, while other 12 were slightly wounded. Witnesses said the occupation army was able to expel the protesters including Palestinians, volunteers and Israelis from the position of the bulldozers which were working in building the wall by using tear gas and bullets.
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